Back in the summer, after being admitted to the hospital in June for an emergency procedure, the Bingo Players revealed in July that Paul Baümer had been diagnosed with cancer. Maarten had held up strongly for the crew, from touring to running their imprint, but it’s with a heavy heart that we report that Paul has passed away, succumbing to the cancer he was diagnosed with earlier this year:
While their shows have been canceled, we’d like to celebrate the life and work that was Paul and Maarten, the Bingo Players. We’ll keep you posted on the future of Bingo Players, their Hysteria imprint, and future releases when this news is available. Rest in peace, Paul.