Glenn Cornick has died. He was the first bass guitar player in the progressive rock band. Jethro Tull and he was sixty seven year old. The reason has been stated was congestive heart failure at his home in Hilo. Hawaii, on Thursday. He performed with the band through the years1968 until 1970. According to his son, Drew Cornick,
his dad had been receiving hospice care prior to his death, according to Billboard.com. He called his father “brilliant and cantankerous” up until his death.
Jethro Tull vocalist and floutist, Ian Anderson, wrote on the band’s website:
‘k-hya lively bravado both as a personality and a musician.
In the past years he played in various bands. He was also a guest at the Tull fan conventions many times. He leaves behind his wife, Brigitte Martinez-Cornick; a daughter, Molly Cornick; and another son, Alex Cornick.