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Dennis East Biography – Dennis East Wiki
Dennis East was a South African songwriter and music producer. He started off with various bands in the 1960s and early 1970s. He was a member of The Statesmen, Dialogue, The Rising Sons and Hunky Dory, before going solo.
His first single “Could you ever love me again” was released in 1973. East achieved his first chart success in 1974 with “A rose has to die”. In 1978 he formed the group “Stringray” and once again made the charts with “Better the devil you know”.
Dennis East Age
Musician Dennis East passed away on 12 September 2022. He was 73 years old.
Dennis East Death
Musician Dennis East passed away on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at the age of 73 after suffering a stroke on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. The South African Legends Museum confirmed his death.
Musician Dalene Genis said: “With a heavy heart and great sadness I have to inform you that Dennis East passed away this morning just after 10am. The stroke he suffered on Friday did too much damage and the drs could not save him. Please keep Yvette and Greg in your prayers. You will be missed and you were so loved. RIP Denn – Fly with the angels. Love you always.”
Letitia de Wet wrote: “Saddened by the news I just got now that one of my favorite songwriters and artists, Dennis East had passed away unexpectedly this morning after a stroke on Friday, leaving his beloved family, closer relatives and other loved ones in total devastation and sadness. For me he was an icon and he enchanted me with his beautiful voice and songs like “A million drums”, “Dammit, I love you”, “A rose has to die”.
“I mourn with the family of Dennis East for this great loss. Please receive my heartfelt condolences. May his beautiful Soul Rest In Peace!”
Alfie Jay said: “Dear Dennis … take it easy up that Stairway to Heaven. A gifted soul, a man’s kind of family man, a real mensch, an inspiration to so many people in the business, and someone I loved talking with … and we always had so much to talk about, even after concluding our co-hosted show all those years ago. My deepest sympathies to Yvette, Greg, friends, fellow musos and fans. I will miss you my brother, RIP.”
Andoline Bezuidenhout said: “I am absolutely shocked…Rest gently Dennis East .It was a blast and an honour to share a stage with you. My deepest condolences to the family and friends. You will be so missed.”
Dennis East Cause of Death
East’s cause of death was not revealed.
Dennis East Net Worth
East’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.