Robert Birch

 

 

Age: 56

 

Summary: longtime backup vocalist and bass player for legendary rock singer-songwriter Elton John who had also frequently performed as a session musician and composer to a variety notable artists.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

 

Born: July 14, 1956

 

Died: August 15, 2012

 

Location: Los Angeles, California