It is disheartening to hear the sudden passing of popular and beloved guitar amplifier manufacturer, Alexander Howard Dumble. Yes, one of the popular acclaimed guitar amplifier designers and founders of a guitar amplifier manufacturing Los Angeles-based company, Dumble Amplifiers reportedly passed away.

How Did Alexander Howard Die

He was popular for his creativity and work on his products and along with this, he handcrafted every single piece of his product to give a finishing due to which the prices of his product were too expensive in the market.

What Was Alexander Howard Cause of Death?

The news of his passing was confirmed by his official Dumble Amplifiers Instagram page. The post reads,” It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Howard. His work brought joy and inspiration to countless musicians and engineers. May he rest in peace”. Later, the post flooded with condolence and many fans paid tribute to the musician.

He was one of the best guitar manufacturers in the era. Many people don’t know about this but he personally designed and made amps for some popular guitarists including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robben Ford, Eric Johnson, John Mayer, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and Santana.

Since the news of his sudden demise went viral on social media, many people including celebrities took the support of social media like Twitter and Facebook to pay tribute to him. There is no doubt that he will be remembered as one of the greatest boutique guitar amp engineers of all time.

How Did Alexander Howard Die?

He was also the most famed two-channel Overdrive Special and single-channel Steel String Singer designs remains some of the most sought-after guitar gear on the planet.

He started to build amps in the first half of the 1960s and with his talent and skills, he made several amps for popular celebrities including Bonnie Raitt, Lowell George, David Lindley, and Jackson Browne.

When he got famous in the country, he was contacted by other celebrities. Unfortunately, he lost a gem today. His family did not reveal the cause of his death to the public and media. At the time of his passing, he must be between 65 to 70. At the time of the 90s, he was one of the leading personalities in his company who also guided his team to build more quality in amps.

His colleagues and friends describe him as a talented and hard-working person. According to the sources, Dumble Overdrive Special is one of the expensive amplifiers that costs between $70,000 and $150,000. Alexander Howard Dumble was a great men and will be remembered by his family and friends.


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