Paul O'Neill Of Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Paul O’Neill Dead At 61


Trans-Siberian Orchestra founder Paul O’Neill has passed away following a battle with illness, The band’s official Facebook announced the sad news today with the following post:

“The entire Trans-Siberian Orchestra family, past and present, is heartbroken to share the devastating news that Paul O’Neill has passed away from chronic illness.

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He was our friend and our leader — a truly creative spirit and an altruistic soul. This is a profound and indescribable loss for us all.
We ask that you respect Paul’s family’s privacy now.

We will make additional announcements shortly.”

O’Neill was 61 at the time of his passing. In addition to his role in the aforementioned band, O’Neill helped produce albums from Aerosmith, Metal Church, Savatage and more.

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