Former lead singer of the legendary band Deep Purple was hospitalized

Бывший вокалист легендарной группы Deep Purple был госпитализирован

The former frontman of the British rock band Deep Purple Joe Lynn Turner was in the hospital in Minsk.

“Got a patient with myocardial infarction. Treatment of all possible modern methods. Now his condition is stable,” – said the press service of the Ministry of health of Belarus.

It is noted that Turner was taken to a Minsk hospital ambulance (emergency hospital), where he continues to undergo treatment and now. 66-year-old musician from 2012, live in Minsk with his wife Maya Kozyreva.

Joe Lynn Turner was in Deep Purple in 1989 at the invitation of guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, who previously played with Rainbow. He replaced Ian Gillan. Together with the band he recorded the album Slaves and Masters. In 1992, Turner was fired from the team. Subsequently, the musician worked on their own projects.