Death of Alvin Lee

December 19, 1944 - March 6, 2013
London, England | Age 68

Rock guitarist dies at 68
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CASSANDRA VINOGRAD, The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — British rock guitarist Alvin Lee, founder of the band Ten Years After who burst to stardom with a memorable Woodstock performance, has died. He was 68.

A statement posted on Lee's official website said he died Wednesday unexpectedly from complications following a routine surgical procedure. Lee's manager, Ron Rainey, said the guitarist died in Spain.

"We have lost a wonderful, much loved father and companion,"...

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