Tonino Cripisi, the sound of chameleons and keyboards, died. Illness in the hotel after a concert in Pescara

Antonio CripisiSinger, keyboard player chameleon, dead in a hotel room in San Giovanni Titano (Chietti). Death, according to preliminary information, was caused by natural causes: an illness that, at night, left him no way out.

Immediately, when the alarm was sounded, rescuers and carabinieri intervened. Kripizi, 76, had already had health problems in the past. Last night he sang with the chameleon in the garden of Villa de Raises in Pescara. After the performance, he had dinner with the staff and some fans, and then returned to the hotel with the rest of the group.

Messages of condolence from colleagues Mario Lavezzi – a former member and founder of the band – was among the first to write: “My dear friend Tonino Cripzi is gone in his sleep. I can’t believe it – writes on instagram – I am shocked with the pain. Good. The moments we spent together will always be deep in her, my dear friend.”

The chameleon in an archive photo

Cripisi, originally from Milan, has been the pianist of the historic band since its founding in 1963. chameleon They have sold over 20 million records with the addition of four gold records.

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