Former King Crimson frontman Greg Lake has died aged 69, his manager has confirmed.
The musician, who was also part of progressive rock group Emerson, Lake & Palmer, died on December 7 after suffering from cancer.
Manager Stewart Young wrote on Lake’s official website: “I lost my best friend to a long and stubborn battle with cancer.
“Greg Lake will stay in my heart forever, as he has always been.
“His family would be grateful for privacy during this time of their grief.”
A host of musicians and friends paid tribute to him on Twitter:
His former band-mate Keith Emerson died in March this year.