Lou Reed is dead. The American rock musician and songwriter died October 27, 2013. Lewis Allan “Lou” Reed was born on March 2, 1942 and was guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter in The Velvet Underground before he went solo.
Lou Reed sang together with Luciano Pavarotti at one of his Pavarotti & Friends concerts in Modena, Italy. Pavarotti joined Lou Reed when he sang his song “Perfect day“ at the Pavarotti & Friends for Angola concert on May 28, 2002.
The 2002 Pavarotti & Friends concert was broadcasted on TV, but has not to this day been issued on CD or DVD. However, many clips from that concert is out there on YouTube.
Lou Reed RIP
This post was originally published 28-10-2013. Last revision 28-10-2013.