Mick Karn

Japan

Died: 2011-01-04
Age: 52
Cause: Cancer

Mick Karn, the bassist with new romantic band Japan, has died at age 52 after a battle with cancer. Karn admitted in June last year that he had been diagnosed with cancer, and the musician died on Tuesday, Jan. 4. He was a member of the band from 1974 to 1982 and after their break-up had released solo albums and guested on a number of other artists' work, including a collaboration with Gary Numan.

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