Music Community Mourn the Passing of Stuart Fraser -
Stuart Fraser and daughter Liv. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Stuart Fraser and daughter Liv. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Music Community Mourn the Passing of Stuart Fraser

by Paul Cashmere on December 2, 2019

in News,Noise Pro

The Australian music industry is mourning the passing of Noiseworks and John Farnham Band guitarist Stuart Fraser who died on Saturday (November 30, 2019) after a three-year battle with lung cancer.

Stuart was a founding member of Noiseworks and co-writer of their hits ‘Love Somebody’, ‘Welcome To The World’, ‘Burning Feeling’, ‘Voice of Reason’, ‘Simple Man’, ‘Miles and Miles’ and ‘R.I.P. Millie’.

Stuart was also a longtime member of the John Farnham Band.

Tributes have started for flow for Stuart led by fellow Noiseworks member Steve Balbi.

Steve Balbi

To my dear friend Stuart Fraser. It was a privilege to have been able to love you and be loved by you. I will miss you greatly.


Jimmy Barnes

I’ve known Stuart since he was a young boy. He was one of the most beautiful souls I have ever met. The world will be a sadder place without you my friend.

Troy Cassar-Daly

Rip Stuart Fraser ,one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet or play music with. Love to his family and many friends he had in our industry.

Jackie Barnes

Vale Stuart Fraser. You always greeted me with a smile and a hug. It was an honour to share the stage with you. You will be truly missed mate. Sending lots of love to the whole Fraser family. Rest easy Chet

David Campbell

RIP the great Stuart Fraser. Guitarist for Noiseworks and John Farnham. One of the best I had ever seen. So kind. So brilliant. A thrill working with him on my Gokd Lovin album. Farewell Chet

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