ARMENIAN FANS SAY GOODBYE TO JON LORD
July 18, 2012 | 17:31
YEREVAN. – The Armenian fans said goodbye to Jon Lord, the legendary
keyboard player with heavy rock band Deep Purple, on Wednesday. The
fans posted Lord’s photos on the British Embassy walls in Yerevan,
lit candles and put flowers as well.
Jon Lord died at the age of 72 in London on Monday, surrounded by
family and friends. He suffered from pancreatic cancer.
After the Deep Purple collapsed in 1976, he started to play in
Whitesnake and cooperated with George Harrison, Graham Bonnet and
David Gilmour. After the Deep Purple reunited, Lord returned to the
band and worked till 2002.