Charlie Watts, the drummer of the famous English rock band, Rolling Stones, has died.
His death was announced on Tuesday by his publicist, Bernard Doherty.
”Watts passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded by his family.
“Charlie was a cherished husband, father and grandfather and also as a member of The Rolling Stones one of the greatest drummers of his generation,” he said.
Charlie Watts was born on the 2nd of June 1941 in the United Kingdom.
The drummer joined the Rolling Stones with co-founders Keith, Mick and Brian Jones.
They all met in 1962, while playing London’s blues clubs, and first came together as a band in 1963.
He was survived by a wife, a daughter and grandchildren.