Rock musician Lou Reed dies

This video says about itself:

Laurie Anderson & Lou Reed Interviewed by Charlie Rose (2003) – Part One

July 8, 2003

Lou Reed talks about ‘NYC Man‘ (his retrospective album) and Andy Warhol.

Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed talk about their relationship.

And here is part two of that interview.

From Haaretz daily in Israel:

Rock legend Lou Reed dies at 71

Cause not reported, but according to Rolling Stone magazine, he underwent a liver transplant in May.

Oct. 27, 2013 | 7:42 PM

Rock legend Lou Reed, 71, died Sunday, Rolling Stone magazine reported.

The cause of death wasn’t reported but according to Rolling Stone, he underwent a liver transplant in May.

Reed was born to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York in 1942. He went on to form the Velvet Underground group with Welsh musician John Cale in the 1960s. They would later come to collaborate with pop artist Andy Warhol.

The band is widely credited as one of the most influential bands of the 20th century.

Some of his most well-known songs were Perfect Day, Take a Walk on the Wild Side, I’m Waiting for my Man and Here Comes Your Man.

He was married to performance artist Laurie Anderson. He had no children.

This music video is called Lou Reed – Walk On The Wild Side.

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