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Claude Nobs

Claude Nobs

Real/full name:
Claude Nobs
76 (born Feb 4th, 1936)
Jan 10th, 2013
Died of:
Skiing accident
Place of origin:
Switzerland (Montreux)


On 24th December 2012 he had an accident while nordic skiing in Switzerland and fell into a coma. Died on 10th January.


Founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival.
He is the "funky Claude" mentioned in Smoke on the Water from Deep Purple.

Deep Purple

2007 Live at Montreux 2006 (Live album) Harmonica

Deep Purple

2007 Live at Montreux 2006 (Live album) Executive producer
2011 Live at Montreux 2011 (Live album) Executive producer for Montreux Sounds
Added by: Kaosobelisk Modified by: Diamhea
Added on: 2011-05-15 14:57:44 Last modified on: 2016-04-16 21:12:46
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