Keith John Moon (23 August 1946 – 7 September 1978) was an English musician, best known for being the drummer of the English rock group The Who. took 32 tablets of clomethiazole The medication was a sedative. The police determined there were 32 pills in his system, with the digestion of 6 being sufficient to cause his death, and the other 26 of which were still undissolved when he died.
English rock group The Who pose in one of their flightcases, circa 1982. Clockwise from top left: bassist John Entwistle (1944 - 2002), drummer Kenney Jones, guitarist Pete Townshend and singer Roger Daltrey. Credit: Terry O'Neill