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LOS ANGELES — Walter Becker, the guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the rock group Steely Dan, has died. Fagen later told Billboard that Becker was recovering from a procedure and hoped that he’d be fine soon. He was 67. His official website announced his death Sunday with no further details. 29, 1977, file photo, Walter Becker, left, and Donald Fagen of Steely Dan, sit in Los Angeles. A Queens native, Becker met Fagen as students at Bard College in 1967 and founded the band in 1972. Donald Fagen released a statement in remembrance of his Steely Dan bandmate. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. Fagen said he intends to keep the music they created together alive as long as he can with the Steely Dan band. Becker, the guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the rock group Steely Dan, has died. In this Oct. He was 67. Becker had missed performances earlier in the summer in Los Angeles and New York. 3, 2017, with no further details. His official website announced his death Sunday, Sept.