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Paul O'Neill Dead - Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Dies at 61

Paul O'Neill Dead - Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Dies at 61

Paul O’Neill, the founder of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, has sadly passed away at the age of 61 after a battle with chronic illness.

The band confirmed the sad news by releasing a statement on their website.

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“The entire Trans-Siberian Orchestra family, past and present, is heartbroken to share the devastating news that Paul O’Neill has passed away from chronic illness,” the statement read. “He was our friend and our leader — a truly creative spirit and an altruistic soul. This is a profound and indescribable loss for us all.”

“We ask that you respect Paul’s family’s privacy now. We will make additional announcements shortly,” the band added.

We send our thoughts and condolences to Paul‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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