Who was Wayne Fontana(Singer Dead)? Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Career, Wife, Cause of Death, Instagram, Net Worth-WIKIBIOUK

Who was Wayne Fontana(Singer Dead)? Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Career, Wife, Cause of Death, Instagram, Net Worth

Wayne Fontana Wiki – Biography

Wayne Fontana, The 60s music sensation, famed for his tune the Game of Love with the group The Mindbenders, passed away at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport.

“On behalf of the family of Wayne Fontana regret to announce he passed away this afternoon at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport,” Diane Hinds of the entertainment agency Chimes Int’l wrote on social media.

She continued: “His long-term partner was by his side. Known for his 1965 hit Game of Love. Family asks for privacy at this time.”

Wayne was born in Levenshulme, Manchester, by the real name of Glyn Geoffrey Ellis.

He shot to fame in the 1960s with the band The Mindbenders.

The group, founded in 1963, consisted of Wayne and bandmates Bob Lang, Ric Rothwell, and Eric Stewart.

Wayne Fontana Age

Musician Wayne Fontana has died at the age of 74.

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Career

The beat group, founded in 1963, consisted of Wayne and bandmates Bob Lang, Ric Rothwell, and Eric Stewart.

One of their biggest hits came two years later with the tune The Game of Love

Wayne eventually decided to take his music career solo and his tune Pamela Pamela came 11th in the UK charts.

In the 1970s, Wayne also reunited with ex-bandmate Eric Stewart and created more music but failed to make the charts.

Later in his career, the musician was known for appearances at The Solid Silver 60s Show.

Cause of Death

The Mindbenders musician Wayne Fontana has died at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport at the age of 74.

The 60s music sensation, famed for his tune the Game of Love with the group The Mindbenders, passed away at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport.

His long term partner was by his side at the time of his death.

A representative for his family has confirmed the news of his passing on Thursday, August 6.

“On behalf of the family of Wayne Fontana regret to announce he passed away this afternoon at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport,” Diane Hinds of the entertainment agency Chimes Int’l wrote on social media.

“His long term partner was by his side. Known for his 1965 hit Game of Love. Family asks for privacy at this time,” the representative concluded.

Tributes

Tributes have flooded in for the late musician on social media after the news of his death was announced.

Tony Blackburn wrote: “So sorry to hear about the passing of great 60’s icon Wayne Fontana yesterday.

“He was a lovely guy and gave us some great songs. As Sounds Of The Sixties has been recorded already for tomorrow we will do a tribute on Saturday week’s show. R.I.P. Wayne.”

Another close pal wrote: “Wayne Wayne don’t go away. After 59 years of friendship, laughter, tears, jail cells and lost brain bells, we have handed over our lovely lead singer Wayne Fontana to the big band in ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN.”

“Just heard the news we have lost another great performer in Wayne Fontana. I loved having him on the 60s Gold tours. Always friendly and up for a chat R.I.P Wayne,” another fan wrote.

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