King Crimson and Foreigner musician Ian McDonald has died. The talented multi-instrumentalist passed away on Feb. 9, Rolling Stone reported, and his son announced that he died of cancer. He was 75.
Ian McDonald from King Crimson and Foreigner has died
Ian McDonald was born in England in 1946. He was a founding member of prog rock band King Crimson and played on their highly influential 1969 debut In The Court of the Crimson King.
After King Crimson, McDonald co-founded Foreigner in 1976 and stayed with the popular rock group for five years.
In Foreigner, he was a guitarist and rhythm guitarist on some of their biggest hits, like "Feels Like the First Time" and "Hot Blooded."
McDonald played a range of instruments and had studio and session credits with many bands and artists over the years.
He passed away at his home in New York City with his family by his side. May he rest in peace.