Muziekwereld in rouw na dood Lou Reed

28/10/13 om 10:56 - Bijgewerkt om 10:56

Bron: Knack Focus

De muziekwereld is in rouw na het overlijden van Lou Reed. 'De wereld heeft een goede songschrijver en poëet verloren... Ik ben mijn 'schoolplein-maatje' kwijt', reageerde gewezen Velvet Underground-lid en mede-oprichter John Cale.

Muziekwereld in rouw na dood Lou Reed

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De muziekwereld is in rouw na het overlijden van Lou Reed. Gewezen Velvet Underground-lid en mede-oprichter John Cale reageerde met droefnis op zijn website: 'De wereld heeft een goede songschrijver en poëet verloren... Ik ben mijn 'schoolplein-maatje' kwijt.' Ook andere persoonlijkheden en collega's die het muzikale genie inspireerde, reageerden via sociale media. Een overzicht:

David Bowie:
It is with great sadness that we report the death of Lou Reed who died today aged 71 ... He was a master

Iggy Pop:
Devastating news

Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine)
My intro to Lou Reed/Velvet Underground was Jane's Addiction cover of 'Rock n Roll'. He was a singular, unique talent. RIP Lou and thanks.

The Who:
R.I.P. Lou Reed. Walk on the peaceful side.

Ryan Adams:
Goodbye Lou Reed. You gave me my strength and helped me in my weakness.

Pixies:
R.I.P. LOU REED....A LEGEND

Nile Rodgers:
Lou Reed, R.I.P. I did the Jools Holland show with him last year and we yucked it up. I didn't know he was ill....

Weezer:
R.I.P Lou Reed - VU was a big influence when weezer was being formed, and Ric Ocasek told us cool stories of his friendship with him.

Carl Barât (The Libertines)
Goodbye Lou Reed. You gave me my strength and helped me in my weakness.

Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue)
RIP Lou Reed. Thank you for your beautiful/dark lyrics/music and stance on life. You inspired me from my teenage years right up till today.

Salman Rushdie
My friend Lou Reed came to the end of his song. So very sad. But hey, Lou, you'll always take a walk on the wild side. Always a perfect day

Mia Farrow
Deepest Gratitude Lou Reed. Peace.

Whoopi Goldberg
The great & amazing Lou Reed has died my condolences 2 his wife Laurie Anderson. Lou was 1 of a kind & this colored girl still says dededede...

Samuel L Jackson
R.I.P. Lou Reed. Just met at the GQ Awards. The music of my generation. Still Relevant

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