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Richard Turner Trumpet Great, Recent Death At 27 Years Old

Tweet Richard Turner died at 27 years and 12 days old on August 11, 2011. He was a trumpet player and a composer, a band leader and a sideman, and by all accounts was an incredibly gifted and versatile musician, as well as a wonderful human being. His major activity other than music was swimming, at which he also excelled. His unfortunate death happened while he was swimming, and was attributed to cardiac arrest – a heart attack. Lifeguards were on duty at the public pool at Brockwell Lido in South London, when he appeared to be having difficulty in … Continue reading

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