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Music legend attacked on this day

It would affect Frank Zappa forever

Published at 6:05am 10th December 2018. 1-minute read.

Music legend attacked on this day

PHOTO CREDIT Jean-Luc Ourlin

How this music legend was attacked on stage on this day (10th Dec).

It was back in 1971 - when this happened to Frank Zappa who was performing in London.

He was pushed off the stage by Trevor Howell who was a jealous boyfriend of a member of the audience.

Zappa fell onto the concrete floor and suffered serious fractures, head trauma and injuries to his back, leg, and neck, as well as a crushed larynx, which ultimately caused his voice to drop a third after healing.

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