By Mark Savage
BBC Music Correspondent
Gary Brooker, the frontman
of 1960s rock band Procol Harum, has died at the age of 76, his
record label has confirmed.
The London-born singer led the band throughout
their 55-year history, co-writing and singing their most famous
song, 1967's A Whiter Shade of Pale.
He was appointed an OBE in 2003, and
A Whiter Shade of Pale was honoured by the Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame in 2018.
Brooker died at his home from cancer
on Saturday, the band said in a statement.