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Death of former Cory Solo Horn

4BR has been informed of the sad news of the death of Wayne Cook, for many years the distinguished solo horn player of the Cory Band.

 

It has been reported to 4BR of the sudden death of Wayne Cook from a stroke, on the 21st December.

Wayne who started his playing in the early 1960's at Lewis Merthyr Band, in the Rhondda Valley, being taught by his Uncle, Gilbert Cook.

He left Lewis Merthyr to join the then Cory Band on Solo Horn in the mid 1970's under Major Arthur Kenny, a position he held well into the 1980's.

No funeral information is at present to hand.

Many thanks to Paul Williams,
Chairman — Lewis Merthyr Band



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