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Dr John

Musician, Writer
21 November 1941 to 6 June 2019

An American musician whose voodoo-influenced work was steeped in the history and culture of his native New Orleans, Dr John’s music regularly featured in films and television including Dazed and Confused (1993), The Princess and the Frog (2009) and Treme (2010-2013). He performed on-screen in The Last Waltz (1978), Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) and Blues Brothers 2000 (1998).

Read Dr John's Guardian obituary here.