2013 – Lou Reed passed away today on This Day in Rock Music History!

2013 – Lou Reed passed away today on This Day in Rock Music History!

Lou Reed, 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 transplant in May, his wife, the musician/performance artist Laurie Anderson, disclosed over the summer.

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