Richard Allen "Dick" Wagner (December 14, 1942 – July 30, 2014) was an American rock music guitarist, songwriter and author. He was best known for his work with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, and KISS. He also fronted his own Michigan-based bands, the Frost and the Bossmen.
|Birth name||Richard Allen Wagner|
|Born||December 14, 1942|
Oelwein, Iowa, U.S.
|Died||July 30, 2014 (aged 71)|
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
|Genres||Rock, hard rock, heavy metal, shock rock, power ballads|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, author|
|Associated acts||The Frost, Ursa Major, Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Aerosmith, KISS|
On July 30, 2014, Wagner died of respiratory failure at the age of 71. He had contracted a lung infection as a complication of recent heart surgery.