BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS: Gordon Waller of Peter and Gordon Dies

Jul. 17 2009, Published 4:02 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Gordon Waller, half of the British rock duo, Peter and Gordon, died July 16 in Connecticut, RadarOnline.com has confirmed.

Gordon and Peter Asher were part of The British Invasion, the 1960s influx into the U.S. of bands like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.  Peter and Gordon even recorded several tunes written by Paul McCartney, whose sister was dating Asher at the time.  The duo had recently reunited and had several tour dates scheduled for later this year.

Article continues below advertisement

An announcement on the Peter and Gordon MySpace page says: “We are deeply saddened to report that...Gordon Waller went into cardiac arrest and was taken to the emergency room. Despite intensive efforts on his behalf by hospital personnel, Gordon passed away...Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers.”

Advertisement

DAILY. BREAKING. CELEBRITY NEWS. ALL FREE.

© Copyright 2022 Radar Media Group LLC. RADAR and RADARONLINE are registered trademarks. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.