Mittwoch, August 22, 2012

富樫雅彦 Togashi Masahiko

Masahiko Togashi (jap. 富樫雅彦 Togashi Masahiko; * 22. März 1940 in Tokio; † 22. August 2007 in Kanagawa) war ein japanischer Jazz-Schlagzeuger. Togashi saß seit einem Messerstich im Rollstuhl und verwendete ein Spezialschlagzeug. Im August 2007 starb Togashi im Alter von 67 Jahren an Herzversagen.

Bruce David Gary

(7 April 1951 – 22 August 2006) was best known as the drummer for the music group The Knack. He was nominated for two Grammy Awards as a stage performer, producer, and recording artist. Born in Burbank, California, the young Gary was diagnosed with hyperactive disorder and ADD. At age 5 his parents removed him from public school and enrolled at Ridgewood Military Academy near the family home in Woodland Hills, California, where they believed that military discipline would cure his hyperactivity He died at the age of 55 at the Tarzana Regional Medical Center in Tarzana, California of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.