Mountain band rock musician Leslie West dies

American rock musician Leslie West, one of the founders of the rock band Mountain, has passed away at 75, his brother Larry West Weinstein told Rolling Stone.

The cause of death of the musician was cardiac arrest. West died in the hospital where he was taken on December 21.

Rock group Mountain was founded in 1969 and became famous for the song Mississippi Queen, West was in the group vocalist and guitarist.

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