Lou Reed (1942-2013), Influential Rock Legend and Leader of The Velvet Underground

Lou Reed

According to Rolling Stone, rock pioneer Lou Reed has died at the age of 71. They report that he received a liver transplant in May but the cause of his death has not yet been released. More details on the illustrious life of Long Island-born Reed, the former frontman for The Velvet Underground, can be found at Rolling Stone and Variety. Reed’s fans are sharing their thoughts on his death at his Facebook page.

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