Contact Us

John Entwistle: His Foundation Helps Children in Need

Producer Kat Kramer kisses a photo of British rock musician John Entwistle during a tribute sponsored by the Mod & Rockers 4th Annual Film Festival at Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre, Los Angeles, California, June 30, 2002.(Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

John Entwistle would have turned 69 years old this week, born on October 9, 1944 in London, England.

He died in June 2002 at age 57 in Las Vegas of a heart attack induced by cocaine one day before the scheduled first show of The Who’s 2002 US tour.

But he left behind not only a musical legacy but a foundation that works to improve the lives of children in need with The John Entwistle Foundation.


Our primary mission is music education for underserved children. However, we have also done quite a bit for disaster relief as well. We feel, as John Entwistle did, that if we can help we should. Whenever we have chosen to get involved with various fund raising efforts beyond our own mission it was simply because that’s what John would have done.

R.I.P. to not only a great musician, but a caring man.

Best of 105.7 The Hawk

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Mile High Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Mile High Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.