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Acclaimed Session Musician Larry Knechtel Dies at 69
Acclaimed Session Musician Larry Knechtel Dies at 69
Larry Knechtel, a one-time collaborator of Elvis Presley's and an accomplished sideman in both the rock and country worlds, died Thursday, Aug. 20 at the age of 69. Knechtel, who won a 1970 Grammy award for his arrangement of Simon and Garfunkel's enduring 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' succumbed to an apparent heart attack, according to a report by his local newspaper, the Yakima Herald Republic..