Guitarist Bernie Torme’ was admitted to intensive care in early February after being diagnosed with double pneumonia. He lost his life yesterday at the age of 66.
The following statement was released in regards to the death of Bernie Torme’:
“Bernie Tormé passed away peacefully on the 17th March 2019, one day short of his 67th birthday, surrounded by his family,” the guitarist’s family said in a statement. “He had been on life support for the past four weeks at a London hospital following post-flu complications.
“Bernie will be remembered for dedicating his life to his music for five decades. He will be sorely missed.”
Torme’ will be know for his vast years working with Ozzy Osborne, Gillian, and Desperado. He is another icon in the music industry that will be forever recognized for his contribution to hard rock and heavy metal.