Tommy DeVito, founding member of the Four Seasons, dies


NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 06: (U.S. TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) (L-R) Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio and Frankie Valli of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons attend the play opening night of “Jersey Boys” after party at the Marriott Marquis November 6, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Tommy DeVito, a founding member of the 1960s Four Seasons band, has died from the coronavirus at the age of 92, reported.

His former bandmate Frankie Vallie wrote in a post on Facebook that DeVito had died, and said, “We send our love to his family during this most difficult time.”

Actor Alfred Nittoli said in a separate Facebook post that DeVito died Monday evening in Las Vegas at the age of 92.

DeVito along with Valli, Bob Gaudio and Nick Massi founded the Four Seasons in 1960 and sang huge hits like, ″Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “Oh, What a Night.”

The Broadway musical Jersey Boys, which opened in 2005, tells the story of the band. The musical eventually won a Tony award for best musical, a Grammy Award for best cast album, and was made into a feature film.

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