Detour News Guitarist and songwriter John Renbourn, founder of Pentangle, dies | Music | The Guardian

Guitarist and songwriter John Renbourn, founder of Pentangle, dies | Music | The Guardian

The English guitarist and songwriter John Renbourn has died aged 70 at his home in Hawick in the Scottish Borders. Best known for his work with the folk group Pentangle, he had been on tour with the guitarist and singer Wizz Jones.

Renbourn was due to play at the Ferry in Glasgow on Wednesday night but colleagues became concerned when he failed to turn up. Police found him at his home on Thursday morning, where it is thought he had died from a heart attack.

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