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Andy Fraser
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From left to right: Stevie Winwood, Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke, Paul Kossoff (1970)
Background information
Birth name Andrew McLan Fraser
Born (1952-07-03)3 July 1952
Paddington, London, England
Died 16 March 2015(2015-03-16) (aged 62)
Temecula, California, United States
Genres Hard rock, blues-rock
Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter
Instruments Bass, guitar, piano, vocals
Years active 1968–2015
Associated acts Free, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Sharks

Andrew McLan "Andy" Fraser (3 July 1952 – 16 March 2015) was an English songwriter and bass guitarist whose career lasted over forty years and includes a notable period as one of the founding members of the rock band Free in 1968, at age 15.

Fraser died on 16 March 2015 at his home in California. He had been battling Cancer and AIDS. The cause of his death is under investigation. Fraser is survived by his daughters Hannah and Jasmine Fraser.

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