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Dick Wagner
Birth name Richard Allen Wagner
Born (1942-12-14)December 14, 1942
Oelwein, Iowa, U.S.
Died July 30, 2014(2014-07-30) (aged 71)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Genres Rock, hard rock, heavy metal, shock rock, power ballads
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, author
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1964–2014
Labels Desert Dreams
Associated acts The Frost, Ursa Major, Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Aerosmith, KISS

Richard Allen "Dick" Wagner (December 14, 1942 – July 30, 2014) was an American rock music guitarist, songwriter and author. He was best known for his work with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, and KISS. He also fronted his own Michigan-based bands, the Frost and the Bossmen.

On July 30, 2014, Wagner died of respiratory failure at the age of 71. He had contracted a lung infection as a complication of recent heart surgery.


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