'I Pooh' historic member dies of Coronavirus

Nov 08, 2020 351

Stefano D’Orazio, historic member of the famous Italian band I Pooh, has died of Coronavirus, Italian media report. D’Orazio, 72, for decades was the band’s drummer but also wrote songs and sang some of them. He joined I Pooh in 1971, and left the group in 2009, but returned in 2015 to take part in the grand tour celebrating the band’s 50th anniversary.

D’Orazio married his long-time companion Tiziana Giardo in 2017, on the day of his 70th birthday. They had no children. I Pooh member Dodi Battaglia, in announcing the death, said it was devastating to know that “Stefano died on his own” in a hospital bed.

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SOURCE: https://www.independent.com.mt

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