Death of Bert Jansch

November 3, 1943 - October 5, 2011
London, England | Age 67

Folk legend dies at 67
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GREGORY KATZ, The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — He was quiet, modest, uncomfortable in the spotlight — not looking for No. 1 hits or commercial ditties.

But when Bert Jansch picked up an acoustic guitar, people listened, often spellbound by his subtle innovation and mastery.

Jansch, who died of lung cancer Wednesday at the age of 67, was a virtuoso, hailed by the likes of Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, Canadian rocker Neil Young and Johnny Marr of the Smiths as a...

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