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Keith John Moon (23 August 1946[1] – 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.


Keith Moon (1946 - 1978), known as a wild man of rock and drummer of the famous rock group The Who, playing the drums during a concert, circa 1975. Photo: Keystone, Getty Images / Getty Images 2011

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Photographer Profile - Terry O'Neill

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