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Men at Work Musician Greg Ham Dead at 58

Saxophonist Greg Ham of Australian rock group Men at Work, circa 1985. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Men at Work musician Greg Ham died Thursday at his home in Australia, local outlets reported. He was 58, and Australian authorities haven't yet established a cause of death. Ham was best known for playing the flute in the band's big hit "Down Under" and the saxophone solo on "Who Can It Be Now," and he, along with his bandmates, won a Grammy in 1983 for best new artist. More recently, Men at Work was accused of stealing the flute riff from "Down Under" from an Australian campfire song, and in 2010 they were ordered to pay royalty's to the song's original author. Men front man Colin Hay described Ham as "the funniest person I knew," saying in a statement. "We played in a band and conquered the world together."

Photo: Dave Hogan/Getty Images