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Peter Tork of The Monkees Dies at 77: Reports

Peter Tork, the guitarist in the 1960s teen-pop phenomenon the Monkees, died Thursday according to multiple reports. Tork was 77. A rep for the group confirmed the death to Variety.

Speaking with the Washington Post, Tork’s sister Anne Thorkelson did not specify a cause of death. Tork was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer affecting his tongue in 2009.

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