On December 25, 2022, the music world lost an incredible talent when Paul Fox passed away at the age of 68. Fox was a renowned record producer who worked with some of the biggest names in music such as Grant Lee Buffalo, Edwin McCain, The Green Children, Gene Loves Jezebel and more. He was born in 1954 in America and was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2012. During this time, he began to practice yoga which is said to have helped him manage his symptoms.
Who was Paul Fox?
Fox began his career as a sound engineer at A&M Studios in Los Angeles and later became a staff producer for EMI Music Publishing in New York City. His first production gig was for Grant Lee Buffalo’s album “Fuzzy” which earned him widespread recognition from critics and fans alike. Following this success, he went on to produce hits for many other bands such as 10,000 Maniacs, XTC, Phish, Texas and Sunfall Festival among others.
Fox also worked with Robyn Hitchcock and the Egyptians on their acclaimed albums “Gorgeous George” (1994) and “Jewels for Sophia” (1999). His work with The Sugarcubes resulted in their successful single “Hit”, while his collaboration with Too Much Joy on their second album “Mutiny” earned them a gold certification from the RIAA. He then went on to produce They Might Be Giants’ fifth studio album “Factory Showroom”, which received critical acclaim upon its release in 1996.
How did Paul Fox die? What was the cause of Paul Fox death?
Unfortunately, on Christmas Day in 2022, American record producer Paul Fox tragically passed away. What led to his passing was his battle with Early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease that he had been struggling with since 2012. To help manage his condition, Fox took up yoga as a form of coping and it enabled him to continue making music until the end of his life despite the challenges posed by his illness. His death came as a heartbreak to many and he will be remembered for his determination to never give up despite the personal and health battles that he endured during those tough times.
Paul Fox’s Legacy
Paul Fox may have gone too soon but his legacy will live on through the music he produced over the years. His innovative style made him one of the most sought-after producers of his time and it’s no wonder that so many artists wanted to work with him. He has left an indelible mark on music history and will be remembered by generations of musicians for years to come.
Tributes Pour to Paul Fox death
So, so sorry to you and your dear family Franne. Paul has had an immeasurable influence on me for which I am genuinely grateful. My sincere condolences to you & yours! 🙏🏻
I am so sorry for your loss. He was a really lovely and kind man. We loved the time we got to spend with him. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. 🧡
Rest now, Paul, in the peace that surpasses all understanding! May your hearts be comforted and consoled!
Paul Fox was an incredibly talented record producer who had an unmistakable impact on music history during his lifetime. We remember Paul Robert Fox not only for his extraordinary work behind the scenes but also for being an inspiration for those who struggle with any form of dementia or illness through practicing yoga regularly. May he rest peacefully forevermore!