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The Recording Academy® Statement on Greg Ham

GRAMMY®-winning artist and Men at Work group member Greg Ham was a multi-talented musician and songwriter who played many instruments including flute, saxophone, piano and organ. His playing style made a distinctive mark on the group’s hits, helping them to become one of the success stories of the new wave era and Best New Artist GRAMMY Award® recipients in 1982. Our deepest sympathies extend to his family, friends, and fans worldwide, who will continue to enjoy his work as part of musical history.

Neil Portnow
President/CEO
The Recording Academy

Men at Work’s Greg Ham found dead in Melbourne

Men at Work’s Greg Ham found dead in Melbourne
By: Iain Shedden, Music Writer From: The Australian

Men At Work flautist Greg Ham has been found dead in his Melbourne home. It is not yet known how he died. Police are investigating the death of Australian band Men at Work’s multi-instrumentalist Greg Ham, whose body was found at his home in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton early today.
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