Legendary Velvet Underground leader Lou Reed died Sunday, reports Rolling Stone. The 71-year-old musician's cause of death has not been revealed, but he did undergo a liver transplant in May.Reed, who got his start with Velvet Underground in the '60s, leaves behind wife Laurie Anderson, a performance artist who also took the stage with him in recent years. They married in 2008 after dating in the '90s, after Reed split from wife Slyvia Morales. Reed was hugely influencial in music and pop...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Lou Reed, rock pioneer, is dead. Lou Bega, Mambo king of the late '90s, is not.On Monday, Bega, who lives in Berlin, Germany, took to Facebook to clear up the rumor that he'd met his maker over the weekend. "R.I.P Lou Reed the Genius who took Walks on the Wild side," Bega wrote. "Ps: i have been receiving Tons of condolences because of a Journalist confusing our Identities. Lou Bega sends his condolences to mr.Reeds Family."Bega must have appreciated the kind words about his...Read Full Story
Lou Reed took rock 'n' roll into dark corners as a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, has died at the age of 71, on October 27. Here, Reed performs in the 1970s.Lou Reed, who took rock 'n' roll into dark corners as a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, died Sunday, his publicist said. He was 71.The publicist, Peter Noble, confirmed Reed's death but released no details. Reed had undergone a liver...Read Full Story
(CelebNMusic247-News) Legendary Musician Lou Reed Dead at 71
One of music’s greats has left us. Legendary musician Lou Reed has died at the age of 71 after a failed liver transplant.
On Sunday (oct 27) Rolling Stone reported that Lou Reed had passed away. The Guardian followed behind confirming the news, and citing Reed’s agent. The BBC also confirmed the report though his exact cause of death was not immediately revealed, but the AP said it was a “liver-related ailment.”
Reed, who was only...Read Full Story
Lou Reed, 71, died over the weekend due to undisclosed reasons.
Iconic rocker Lou Reed, is dead. The legendary rocker, who helped shape 50 years of rock music died over the weekend at the age of 71. In a lengthy obituary in Rolling Stone, the music mag described Reed fittingly as ‘a luminary among rock musicians’.
No official cause of death has been released as of yet. Reed reportedly underwent a life saving liver transplant earlier this year.
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