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Report: Peter Tork of The Monkees dead at 77

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Peter Tork of The Monkees performs at The Greek Theatre on November 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Peter Tork of The Monkees performs at The Greek Theatre on November 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Peter Tork, keyboardist and bass guitarist of the Monkees, has died, reports say. He was 77. 

Tork had been diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare cancer affecting his tongue, Fox News reports. 

“It is with beyond-heavy and broken hearts that we share the devastating news that our friend, mentor, teacher, and amazing soul, Peter Tork, has passed from this world,” a post on the musician’s Facebook page said

It is with beyond-heavy and broken hearts that we share the devastating news that our friend, mentor, teacher, and...

Posted by The REAL Peter Tork (Official) on Thursday, February 21, 2019

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