Rock musician Alec John Such, the original bassist for the band Bon Jovi, has died at the age of 70.
The rock star’s death was announced on Sunday in a post from the band’s lead singer Jon Bon Jovi, who highlighted Such’s role as one of Bon Jovi’s founding members.
Few details have been released about the circumstances of the New York-born musician’s death.
“We are heartbroken to hear the news of the passing of our dear friend Alec John Such,” said Bon Jovi a post on social media.
According to Bon Jovi: “He was an original.”
The singer said Such was the one who brought the band members together.
“Today these special memories bring a smile to my face and a tear to my eyes,” the post reads.
“We will miss him very much.”
Such was born on November 14, 1941 and was part of Bon Jovi when it was formed in the early 1980s.
The bassist left the band in 1994.
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