Posted: 6 October, 2016 by Triple M Rock News

Legendary Songwriter Dies, Aged 66

‘Thriller’ songwriter loses battles with cancer

Tags: Jackson, Thriller, Rod Temperton

Image: Rod Temperon (Getty)

The iconic english songwriter Rod Temperton has passed away last week aged 66.

Temperton passed away last Wednesday after a battle with and aggressive cancer.

Known as the “invisible man” was the legend who penned the Michael Jackson hit Thriller, that went on to be a world wide smash.

The Jackson family have expressed their sadness:

Learn more about writing Thriller:

Our thoughts are with his friends and family.

Tags: Jackson, Thriller, Rod Temperton

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