Grammy Winner Bent Fabric Dies At 95


You may not know his name, but you have likely heard his music.

Danish composer and pianist Bent Fabricius-Bjerre – better known as Bent Fabric – died Tuesday at 95.

His family said he died after a short illness, according to Danish media.

Fabric’s 1962 single “Alley Cat” went to No. 4 on the CHUM chart in Canada and peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S. The instrumental track was named Best Rock & Roll Recording at the 5th Grammy Awards.

His other popular recordings include “Chicken Feed” and “Jukebox.”

In addition to releasing more than a dozen albums, Fabric composed music for films and stage productions.

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