Robby Steinhardt, who helped create the iconic sound of Progressivle Rock greats Kansas has died. He was 71. He passed away on Saturday, July 17th, 2021 of complications from acute pancreatitis. A classically trained violinist, Kansas native song who named the band and sang harmony vocals on all of the bands’ biggest songs, including “Carry on Wayward Son,” “Dust in the Wind” and “Point of Know Return.” Steinhardt relocated to the bay area in the early 1980s and with guitarist Rick Moon formed the band Steinhardt-Moon, which morphed into Stormbringer. Over the years he re-joined the other founding members of Kansas for reunion tours and albums. Robby’s family shared a message with the news of his passing.