Ray Thomas, a founding member of English rock band The Moody Blues has passed away at age 76.
According to the band's labels Cherry Red Records and Esoteric Recordings, the singer died at his home in Surrey, England on 6th January.
“We are deeply shocked by his passing and will miss his warmth, humour and kindness,” the labels wrote in a statement. “It was a privilege to have known and worked with him and our thoughts are with his family and his wife Lee at this sad time.”
And as previously reported by Billboard, Thomas had revealed in 2014 that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Fans have since left emotional tributes for the late star.
The star died just one week after his 76th birthday. Sending love to the star's family during this difficult time.