According to a viral report we sighted on thesun.co.uk comedian and musician, Neil Innes has passed on the age of 75, confirms his agent Nigel Morton.
The website adds that comedian that the late Innes who was often referred to as the ‘seventh python’, died just weeks after celebrating his birthday.
His death was unexpected and he had not been ill, Nigel Morton told the PA news agency.
In a statement, the family of Neil Innes said: “It is with deep sorrow and great sadness that we have to announce the death of Neil James Innes on 29th December 2019.
We have lost a beautiful kind, gentle soul whose music and songs touched the heart of everyone and whose intellect and search for truth inspired us all.
“He died of natural causes quickly without warning and, I think, without pain.
“His wife Yvonne and their three sons Miles, Luke and Barney and three grandchildren Max Issy and Zac give thanks for his life, for his music and for the joy he gave us all.”