Frida's friend, Jon Lord dies...



Jon Lord, age 71, formerly keyboardist/founder  member  of the British rock group, Deep Purple died on July 16th, 2012.  He died of Pancreatic Cancer in England. He been fighting cancer for about a year.

Jonathan Douglas Lord  was  noted for his fusions between rock and classical music, his stints with Deep Purple and also for his time with the group Whitesnake. Jon was the keyboardist on Deep Purple's two biggest hits, "Hush" and "Smoke On the Water". 

Jon  was a good friend of Frida from ABBA, they both had residences in Zermatt, Switzerland.
Frida sang on two songs for Jon. The first was  "The Sun Will Shine Again" from Jon's 2004  Beyond  the Notes album and DVD. The second was a filmed performance of "In the Bleak Mid winter".  They also worked together as organizers of the Zermatt music festival.

Jon  Lord  is survived by his wife and two children. .

Here is a link to performances of both of Frida songs with Lord, on Jon Lord's website-Jon Lord website


Frida's tribute to Jon Lord read at the Zermatt, Switzerland 


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