Steve Lang

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Steve Lang
Born (1949-03-24)March 24, 1949
Montreal, Quebec
Origin Canada
Died February 4, 2017(2017-02-04) (aged 67)
Genres Rock, hard rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass guitar, backing vocals
Associated acts April Wine, Mashmakhan
Website aprilwine.ca

Steve Lang (March 24, 1949 – February 4, 2017)[1][2] was a Canadian musician best known for his role as a bassist in the rock band April Wine from 1976 to 1984.[3] Lang replaced then-bassist Jim Clench in 1976.[4][5] When April Wine reformed in 1993, Steve Lang was not amongst the line-up.[6]

After leaving April Wine, Lang was working in the financial field.[7]

Lang was born in Montreal, Quebec. He was the father of Canadian musician Erin Lang.[8][9][10]

At the time of his death, Lang reportedly suffered from Parkinson’s disease.[11]

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  1. ^ "APRIL WINE Bass Legend STEVE LANG Passes Away At 67". Brave Words. February 6, 2017. Retrieved February 7, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Steve Lang, born in Montreal, Canada, rock bassist, April Wine – March 24 in History". BrainyHistory.com. Retrieved March 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ "April Wine – The Canadian Encyclopedia". TheCanadianEncyclopedia.com. Retrieved March 21, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Canadian Bands.com – April Wine". CanadianBands.com. Retrieved March 21, 2010. 
  5. ^ "April Wine, the Buerster Collection – Boxed Set Booklet (version 1)". AprilWine.ws. Retrieved March 21, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Anchorage Daily News – Google News Archives". Anchorage Daily News. Retrieved March 21, 2010. [dead link]
  7. ^ http://ultimateclassicrock.com/april-wine-steve-lang-dead/
  8. ^ "CBC Radio 3 Artists – Erin Lang". Radio3.CBC.ca. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Canadian Music Week 2008: Erin Lang – The Ampersand". NationalPost.com. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Sugarcain Entertainment – Toronto Arts and Entertainment – Erin Lang". SugarcainEntertainment.com. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  11. ^ http://teamrock.com/news/2017-02-08/former-april-wine-bassist-steve-lang-dies-at-67