Great Guitarist, only 58. BBC News - Rock guitarist Gary Moore dies he renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died in a hotel room in Spain. Mr Moore, 58, was originally from Belfast and was a former member of the legendary Irish group Thin Lizzy. Adam Parsons, who manages Thin Lizzy, told the BBC that Mr Moore had died in the early hours of Sunday morning. Mr Moore was originally drafted into Thin Lizzy by its singer Phil Lynott. He later gained acclaim for his solo work and was a former member of the Irish group Skid Row.