Guitarist, known from the band Status Quo have died.
He was 68 years old, says BBC.
– I can not describe the sorrow I feel right now, writes his son, Rick Jr. on Twitter.
Rick Parfitt, the guitarist in the band Status Quo have died.
According to his manager, he died in a hospital in Spain, russia BBC.
the Reason should be a serious infection he contracted after a shoulder injury.
the Star should have been in the hospital since Thursday.
In June of this year, Parfitt a heart attack. Already in 1997, he had heart problems and had to make a big bypass operation.
In October of this year, the message that he leave the Status Quo.
the Plan was, according to the BBC is to release a solo album and an autobiography in 2017.
"Can not describe the sorrow"
Parfitt leaves a wife Lindsay Whitburn and the couple’s joint children, the twins Tommy and Lily. He also has two adult children, Rick Jr. and Harry.
On Twitter son, Rick expressed his sorrow.
"I can’t describe the sorrow I feel right now. For many, he was a rock star. For me, he was 'dad', and I loved him very much. RIP dad Parf", he writes.
Fans in mourning
the Band’s fans have reacted strongly to the tragic news.
"Absolutely devastated to hear that Rick Parfitt passed away," writes a fan.
"RIP Rick Parfitt, you will be missing", written another.
Several comments also the fact that so many great artists died during the year. Including David Bowie and Leonard Cohen.
"I want 2016 to end. Worst of the year. Now, it took even a rock star," writes a fan.
the Band is originally from the Uk and is a rock band that was formed in 1962. The first album was released six years later, in 1968. Since then, the band has sold 118 million albums, and released 63 british hit singles.
the Band currently consists of Francis Rossi, Andy Brown, John Edwards and Leon Cave.