Bernie Marsden guitar auction delayed following guitar hero’s death

Bernie Marsden
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Gardiner Houlgate has announced its upcoming Bernie Marsden guitar auction will be postponed following the death of the influential guitar player.

Former Whitesnake guitarist Marsden – whose contributions to the blues and rock genres continues to influence new generations of players – sadly passed away last week, prompting an outpouring of tributes from the wider music world.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.