Canadian Guitar Legend Dies

Canadian guitarist Domenic Troiano died at his Toronto home May 25th following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Troiano, 59, emerged onto the Canadian music scene in the ’60s and ’70s, lending his talent to recordings for Diana Ross, Joe Cocker, Etta James and more, according to Canadian Press.

His guitar skills eventually led him to perform with acts including The Mandala, Bush, and The James Gang. He joined The Guess Who as lead guitarist in the mid-’70s.

Troiano was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1996.