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Former Rainbow and Deep Purple singer with heart attack in Minsk hospital

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Joe Lynn  Turner, 66 former Rainbow and Deep Purple frontman was hospitalized with a heart attack in Minsk, reports quoting a spoeksperson from the Emergency Care Hospital in Minsk.

Turner replaced Ian Gillan at Deep Purple but was fired in 1992 over creative disagreements.

In 2012, the musicians announced he was planning to move to Belarus where he is married to lawyer Maya Kozyrava.