Lou Reed (AP/John Smierciak)
Lou Reed dead at 71, Rolling Stone reports
No cause of death has been released, but Rolling Stone notes that Reed underwent a liver transplant in May
October 27, 2013 9:50PM (UTC)
Lou Reed died Sunday at the age of 71, according to a report from Rolling Stone.
No cause of death has been released, but Rolling Stone notes that Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.
Reed was the principal songwriter for the Velvet Underground, and was one of the most powerful influences on American rock music in the last half century.
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