Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Friday, January 13, 2023

Jeff Beck, Guitarist With a Chapter in Rock History, Dies at 78

Jeff BeckLegendary guitarist, Jeff Beck, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 78 after contracting bacterial meningitis. His family confirmed the news on his website.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician and eight-time Grammy winner rose to stardom in the 1960s with the supergroup The Yardbirds and continued to have an illustrious career until the time of his passing. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest guitarists of all time and famously had fingers insured for £ 7 million. At the time of his death, Beck’s net worth is estimated to be $18 million.

For more information see Jim Farber, “Jeff Beck, Guitarist With a Chapter in Rock History, Dies at 78”, The New York Times, and Jack Wright “What locals said about Jeff Beck, The Daily Mail, and “Jeff Beck Net Worth 2023”, SSSAMITI.org, January 12, 2023. 

Special thanks to David S. Luber (Florida Probate Attorney) for bringing these articles to my attention.


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