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Pete de Freitas Accident – Echo And The Bunnymen Drummer Dies At 27

Tweet Pete de Freitas died on June 14, 1989, at the age of 27 years and 346 days. He was instantly killed in a collision on a highway in England while riding his motorcycle. He was primarily known as the drummer on the first 5 classic records by Echo and the Bunnymen, although he was also a producer. De Freitas was a strikingly handsome young man, with the face of a model. Born in Trinidad and educated at a Benedictine school, he passed through a relatively untroubled youth, having several musically talented sisters and a brother, and became a drummer … Continue reading

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