Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Alan Parsons Project Co - Founder Eric Woolfson Passes Away At 64

Classic Rock Magazine is reporting the sad news that Eric Woolfson, the man who co-founded The Alan Parsons Project along with Alan Parsons has died at the age of 64 after battling against cancer.

Woolfson was a key driving force behind The Alan Parsons Project, writing all the lyrics and contributing some lead vocals. Additionally, he wrote songs for the likes of Marianne Faithfull, Frank Ifield and The Tremeloes.

Woolfson was also involved with the musical theatre. He was hoping to bring his masterpiece Poe to European stages next year.

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