David Longdon Death – David Longdon, a multi-talented instrumentalist has died on November 20, 2021, in a hospital in Nottingham, UK. David died at the age of 56. Longdon’s death was made public by his band “Big Big Train”. The cause of death has been made known in the announcement made by his band. David died due to an accident in the early hours of Friday.
In the statement, the band says, “Big Big Train are extremely saddened to announce the death of David Longdon this afternoon in a hospital in Nottingham, the UK at the age of 56 following an accident in the early hours of Friday morning. He is survived by his two daughters Amelia and Eloise, his mother Vera, and his partner Sarah Ewing.”
According to the band, David joined Big Big Train in 2009, immediately making a significant impact with that year’s The Underfall Yard album. Later, Longdon proceeded to record a further eight studio albums with the band, including the forthcoming Welcome To The Planet, as well as fronting the band for a series of highly acclaimed concerts from 2015 onwards. David’s partner Sarah Ewing wrote following the death of David. She expressed her feelings about losing David and explained how David is as a person. She said, “David and I were best friends, partners, and soul mates and I am utterly devastated by his loss. He was a beautiful person and I feel so lucky to have known and loved him.”
Last year, David released an album with the late Judy Dyble under the name Dyble Longdon. Meanwhile, before his accident, he had been in the studio working on a new solo album.
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