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Chris Squire
Squire performing with Yes in New York in April 2013
Background information
Birth name Christopher Russell Edward Squire
Born (1948-03-04)4 March 1948
Kingsbury, Middlesex, England
Died 27 June 2015(2015-06-27) (aged 67)
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Genres Progressive rock, symphonic rock, pop rock
Occupations Musician, singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, bass
Years active 1965–2015
Labels Atlantic, Wounded Bird, Sanctuary, Lime, Stone Ghost
Associated acts The Selfs, The Syn, Mabel Greer's Toyshop, Yes, XYZ, Conspiracy, Squackett
Notable instruments
1964 Rickenbacker 4001
Rickenbacker 4001CS

Christopher Russell Edward "Chris" Squire (4 March 1948 – 27 June 2015) was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He was best known as the bassist and founding member of the progressive rock band Yes. He was the only member to appear on each of their 21 studio albums, released from 1969 to 2014.

In May 2015, Squire announced a hiatus from Yes after he was diagnosed with acute erythroid leukemia. Squire died on 27 June at his home in Phoenix, Arizona, aged 67.

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