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The band’s legendary guitarist Jack Sonny has died

The band’s legendary guitarist Jack Sonny has died

Dire Straits guitarist Jack Sonny has died at the age of 68.

The band announced his death on social media. Sony was known as “The other guitarist” During the period “Brothers in arms” From the band. The cause of his death is still unknown. H

But it is known that he recently suffered from health problems that forced him to postpone some of his appearances on stage.

Who was he

Jack Sonny was born on December 9, 1954 in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Not only was he a musician, he was also a writer and marketing executive. It was his most prominent role As the “other guitarist” in Dire Straits around the time of the “Brothers in Arms” album.

He started learning music at an early age. He started playing piano, then trumpet, and ended up playing guitar at the age of fourteen. He liked the sound and feel of the guitar so much that he aHe decided to leave the University of Connecticut where he was studying literature. In order to enroll at the Hartford Conservatory of Music.

Sonni was working at New York’s famous guitar shop Rudy’s Music Stop in the 1970s when he first met DIre Straits co-founders David and Mark Knopfler, and thus began their collaboration. He played with the band at their historic concert 1985 Live Aid at Wembley Stadium London alongside legendary names on the world music scene, such as Bob Dylan, Queen, David Bowie, Elton John, Sting and Mick Jagger.