James Masters Died, A Cherished Friend of Peter Hook and the Music Community

James Masters

It is with profound sadness that we report the passing of James Masters, a beloved figure in the music community and a close friend of renowned English musician Peter Hook. His death was confirmed today, November 16, 2023, leaving a void in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.

James Masters was more than just a friend to Peter Hook, the bassist, and co-founder of the esteemed rock bands Joy Division and New Order. He was a cherished member of their musical family and a significant part of the community that surrounds Peter Hook & The Light and Fac 51 The Hacienda.

Known for his warm personality and love for music, James Masters was a shining light in the music community. His connection with the world of music, particularly with the rock genre, made him a familiar face among musicians and fans alike.

Peter Hook, along with the community of Fac 51 The Hacienda, has paid a heartfelt tribute to James Masters, expressing their deep grief over this loss. It’s a testament to the significant impact James had on those around him and the music scene as a whole.

James Masters was also a resident of the City of Salford, a vibrant city known for its rich musical heritage. His passing has left the city and its music community in mourning, as they remember him for his passion for music and his endearing personality.

As we mourn the loss of James Masters, we also celebrate the life he led and the joy he brought to those around him. His memory will continue to inspire and comfort those who knew him, serving as a reminder of his love for music and his warm spirit.

A memorial service will be held to honor the life and legacy of James Masters. The details of the service will be shared soon, providing an opportunity for friends, family, and members of the music community to come together and remember James.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to James Masters’ family and friends during this difficult time. His memory will live on in the hearts of those who knew him and the music community he loved so much. May his soul rest in peace.

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