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Remo Belli, left, a musician who pioneered the synthetic drumhead just in time to help a generation of rock-and-rollers shape their sound and then saw it become standard on kits across many genres, died April 25, 2016. He performed on May 18, 2012, in a drum circle with John Densmore, the drummer for The Doors, at a stadium in Santa Clarita, Calif. Belli was 88. Newsday's obituary for Remo Belli
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