Wilko Johnson, From Dr. Feelgood And ‘Game Of Thrones,’ Dies At 75

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 23:  Wilko Johnson attends the Edinburgh International Book Festival on August 23, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Edinburgh International Book Festival is one of the most important annual literary events, and takes place in the city which became a UNESCO City of Literature in 2004.  (Photo by Awakening/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Wilko Johnson, who played guitar with the group Dr. Feelgood and later had a part in the TV series “Game of Thrones,” died on Monday at the age of 75 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
  • “This is the announcement we never wanted to make, & we do so with a very heavy heart: Wilko Johnson has died,” Johnson’s Twitter feed posted on Wednesday.
  • Johnson lived several years following his initial cancer diagnosis.

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