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Walter Becker

Musician and Record Producer Walter Becker

Profession: Musician and Record Producer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Along with Donald Fagen, Becker was the co-founder of the jazz rock group Steely Dan, with which he has sold more than 40 million albums.

He was also the group's guitarist, bassist and co-songwriter.

Born: February 20, 1950
Birthplace: Queens, New York, USA

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: September 3, 2017 (aged 67)
Cause of Death: Esophageal cancer

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