Andrew John Leonard Fletcher, sometimes known as Fletch, who was an English keyboard player, DJ, and a founding member of the electronic band Depeche Mode, has passed away.
In 2020, Fletcher was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Depeche Mode.
During the 1990s, Fletcher owned a restaurant called Gascogne located on Blenheim Terrace in St. John’s Wood, London.
He made a series of bad investments in the mid-1990s that led to a number of financial settlements involving Lloyd’s of London and Daniel Miller.
According to The Independent, “Fletcher’s deepening depression resulted, in the summer of 1994, in a full nervous breakdown.”
He was also a Chelsea FC supporter.
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Andrew Fletcher, who was born on July 8, 1961, in Nottingham, United Kingdom, passed away on 26 May 2022 at the age of 60.
His death was announced by Depeche Mode’s official Twitter page;
“We are shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness with the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member and bandmate Andy ‘Fletch’ Fletcher.
“Fletch had a true heart of gold and was always there when you needed support, a lively conversation, a good laugh, or a cold pint. Our hearts are with his family, and we ask that you keep them in your thoughts and respect their privacy in this difficult time.”
Fletcher died of natural causes at his home in England. He was not known to be battling any heart attack or any serious illness.