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Vincent Crane
Original name: Vincent Rodney Cheesman
Birth: May 21, 1943
Death: Feb. 14, 1989

Musician, Songwriter. He was born in Reading, Berkshire, and graduated in 1964 from Trinity College of Music. After a short spell as a teacher, he became organist and pianist with The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, and wrote "Fire", their number one hit of 1968. He went on to form Atomic Rooster, who had two big hits in 1971, "Tomorrow Night" and "The Devil's Answer". Atomic Rooster disbanded in 1984 and he joined Dexy's Midnight Runners the following year. Unfortunately, he suffered from manic depression and took his own life with an overdose of sleeping tablets. His grave is located on the East side of the Central Avenue, about one-third of the way down and more or less opposite Melanie Appleby. (bio by: Iain MacFarlaine) 

Cause of death: suicide
 
Burial:
East Finchley Cemetery and Crematorium
East Finchley
London Borough of Barnet
Greater London, England
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Iain MacFarlaine
Record added: Apr 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6325388
Vincent Crane
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Vincent Crane
Added by: Iain MacFarlaine
 
Vincent Crane
Added by: Iain MacFarlaine
 
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