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    Posted: November 18 2020 at 09:15
Laszlo Benko the founder and keyboard player of the legendary Hungarian prog rock band OMEGA, formed in 1962 and active until now has passed away after a long illness with liver cancer. He was 77 years old. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote NotAProghead Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 18 2020 at 10:34
Irreparable loss for rock music and for Omega fans personally. Great keyboard wizard and one of the nicest and friendliest persons I've ever met. Rest in peace, Laci. You and your music will never be forgotten.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote NotAProghead Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 18 2020 at 10:56
Laci, as we saw him in Moscow in May 2013:

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Thats very sad news, ive always had a real soft spot for Omega, particularly the late 60's to mid 70's lps and will play some tonight in his memory RIP.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote suitkees Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 18 2020 at 12:26
Sad news. His keyboards were always such an important part of the Omega sound. I especially cherish their album Live at the Kisstadion '79 - still one of the best live albums in my collection...
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R.I.P. Laci...
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And Mihály Tamás, the bass player, joined him today! Oh my god!! Unbelievable! CryCryCry

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Originally posted by Tuzvihar Tuzvihar wrote:

And Mihály Tamás, the bass player, joined him today! Oh my god!! Unbelievable! CryCryCry

I just saw a post on FB of the Omega Fanclub - Official...



Thats really tragic and very sad newsCry they were a great band, real legends and real troopers! We are loosing so many top musicians and creative geniuses right nowOuchOuch
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