Thursday, December 30, 2010 7:26am ET by  
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Boney M's Bobby Farrell found dead today

Bobby Farrell, frontman of iconic band Boney M, has died during a tour in Russia. 

His agent, John Seine, confirmed the reports and said that the singer failed to respond to a wake up call this morning (December 30) and was later found dead in his hotel room. 

The 61 year old star performed a show on Wednesday night (December 29), under the moniker Bobby Farrell and Boney M, as scheduled but was found this morning in his St. Petersburg hotel room by staff. 

Watch Boney M's classic Christmas hit, 'Mary's Boy Child / Oh My Lord', below: