Who played in the band Orleans?
Orleans was formed in Woodstock, New York in January 1972 by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter John Hall, vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist/bassist/songwriter Larry Hoppen and drummer/keyboardist/songwriter Wells Kelly. In October of that year, the group expanded to include Larry’s younger brother, Lance, on bass.
What happened to the lead singer of Orleans?
Larry Hoppen, who co-founded the 1970s pop-rock group Orleans and sang lead on the group’s hits including “Still the One” and “Dance With Me,” died Tuesday at age 61. The news was confirmed by the guitarist’s wife, Patricia Smith Hoppen. The cause of death has not been disclosed.
What happened to Larry Hoppen?
Larry Lewis Hoppen (January 12, 1951 – July 24, 2012) was a co-founder, vocalist and guitarist/keyboardist of the pop-rock group Orleans. Hoppen died of undisclosed causes on July 24, 2012. The cause of death was later revealed as suicide, according to a eulogy posted on Beth Schafer’s Facebook page.
What is Orleans famous for?
New Orleans is world- renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialects, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street.
What does Orleans mean?
Wiktionary. Orleans (ProperNoun) City in France. Etymology: Ultimately from Aurelianum, from the name of the Roman emperor Aurelian, who rebuilt the city.