Gordon Haskell

British singer (1946-2020)

Gordon Haskell (27 April 1946 – 16 October 2020) was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He was a school friend of King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp, the two first working together in Fripp's mid-1960s teenage group the League of Gentlemen.

Gordon Haskell
Haskell on the cover of The Lady Wants To Know (2004)
Haskell on the cover of
The Lady Wants To Know (2004)
Background information
Born(1946-04-27)27 April 1946
Verwood, Dorset, England
Died16 October 2020(2020-10-16) (aged 74)
GenresRock, folk, jazz, Country, blues
Occupation(s)musician, song writer, vocalist, music producer, etc.
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass guitar
Years active1965–2020
LabelsWilderness Records, East West Records, etc.

Haskell became known as bass player for the British band The Fleur de Lys, and subsequently spent a short period in King Crimson, singing one of the songs on their second album and both singing and playing bass on their third album.

Haskell died on 16 October 2020 at the age of 74.[1]


  1. "Gordon Haskell: How Wonderful You Are singer dies aged 74". BBC News. 19 October 2020. Retrieved 19 October 2020.