Robert Eugene Steinhardt was an American Violinist and a Singer for the progressive rock band Kansas has died on Saturday, July 17 2021 at the age of 71 years due to complications from pancreatitis. His wife Cindy Steinhardt revealed that he died at a hospital in Tampa, Florida. Robert Steinhardt’s family released a statement that said, “Robert Eugene Steinhardt was well recognized as a founding member and original violinist and vocalist for the rock band Kansas. His violin and vocals on ‘Dust in the Wind,’ ‘Point of No Return’ and ‘Carry on Wayward Son’ have etched Robby a solid place in rock history. Robby had been recording his new album with producer Michael Franklin, who put together an all-star cast of famous musicians in support of Robby’s comeback. Steinhardt was very proud of this project, slated for release in late 2021. He had begun rehearsals for a national tour when he became ill.”
Many fans and friends paid condolence over his death. One fan wrote “One of my favorite rock musicians, the signature visual of @KansasBand and for me a bridge from classical music to progressive rock music. I had the pleasure of meeting Robby numerous times and always enjoyed it. He will be sorely missed.” Another fan said “One of d greatest bands ever, an amazing vocal and artist, their latest album is a masterpiece just like each one of their previous albums! RIP Robby!” Another tweeted, “Farewell Robby. Thanks for all the music.”
What was Robert Eugene Steinhardt Net Worth?
Robert Eugene Steinhardt Net Worth
$1 Million to $2 Million USD
Robert Eugene Steinhardt was an American Violinist and a singer for the progressive rock band Kansas. He was born on May 25, 1950, in Illinois USA, he was 71 years old at the time of his demise. Steinhardt grew up in Lawrence, Kansas. He was the adopted son of Ilse and Milton Steinhardt. He was also the co-founder of the rock band Kansas teaming up with Topeka West High School graduates Rich Williams, Phil Ehart, Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh, and Dave Hope. From 1973 to 1982 and again from 1997 to 2006 Steinhardt performed with ‘Kansas’. More than 15 million records of ‘Kansas’ were sold and gave seven top 40 hits including ‘Carry on Wayward Son’ and ‘Dust in the Wind’. In 2020, Steinhardt began to work on a solo project, including an album and tour set for 2021. He is survived by his wife Cindy and daughter Becky.
The estimated Net Worth of Robert Eugene Steinhardt is between $1 Million to $2 Million USD.
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