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Lou Reed fans pay their last respects at New York memorial

November 14th, 2013 8:40pm EST
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Lou Reed's widow Laurie Anderson attended a stirring memorial to her late husband in New York City on Thursday (14Nov13).

Fans were invited to pay their respects to the rock legend, who lost his battle with liver disease on 27 October (13), at a sombre event near Lincoln Center's Paul Milstein Pool and Terrace on Tuesday (12Nov13) via a post on Reed's Facebook.com page.

New York: Lou Reed at Lincoln Center was advertised as "a gathering open to the public - no speeches, no live performances, just Lou's voice, guitar music & songs - playing the recordings selected by his family and friends...
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Lou Reed left estate to wife and sister

November 5th, 2013 12:20pm EST
Lou Reed
Lou Reed left his estate to his wife and sister.
The 'Walk on the Wild Side' rocker - who died of liver failure last month aged 71 - bequeathed the majority of his assets, including a Manhattan penthouse and home in East Hampton, New York, to spouse of five years Laurie Anderson.
According to Billboard, a quarter of the Velvet Underground star's estate was left to his sister, with $500,000 specifically set aside for her to use caring for their elderly mother.
Licensing and copyrights for his music will be looked after by his business manager and accountant.
Last week Laurie - who wed the si...
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Laurie Anderson Pens Touching Tribute To Late Husband Lou Reed

November 1st, 2013 7:35pm EDT
Laurie Anderson
Lou Reed's widow Laurie Anderson has paid tribute to the late singer, who passed away on Sunday after a long battle with liver disease.

Anderson, who married Reed in 2008 and was his partner for nearly 20 years, called her husband a "prince and a fighter" in a letter she penned for New York newspaper the East Hampton Star.

The singer's letter reads as a celebration of Reed's life, and not a sad reflection.

"What a beautiful fall! Everything shimmering and golden and all that incredible soft light. Water surrounding us," Anderson begins.

''Last week I promised Lou to get him out of the h...
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Lou Reed's wife pays tribute

November 1st, 2013 4:20pm EDT
Lou Reed
Lou Reed's wife has hailed him as a "a prince and a fighter".
Laurie Anderson, the late rocker's partner of 18 years, penned a touching obituary for her spouse in a local newspaper, praising him for his courage and strength in his final days.
Lou succumbed to his long battle with liver disease on Sunday (10.27.13) at the age of 71.
She wrote: "Last week I promised Lou to get him out of the hospital and come home to Springs, New York. And we made it!
"Lou was a tai chi master and spent his last days here being happy and dazzled by the beauty and power and softness of nature. He died on Sunda...
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Lou Reed died peacefully

November 1st, 2013 6:20am EDT
Lou Reed
Lou Reed died "looking at the trees" while doing Tai Chi.
The legendary Velvet Underground musician passed away from liver cancer at his home in New York last Sunday (27.10.13), and his wife, Laurie Anderson, says his life ended in a peaceful way.
In a tribute she wrote to the East Hampton Star newspaper, Laurie said: "What a beautiful fall! Everything shimmering and golden and all that incredible soft light. Water surrounding us. Lou and I have spent a lot of time here in the past few years, and even though we're city people this is our spiritual home.
"'Last week I promised Lou to get h...
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Laurie Anderson opens up about Lou Reed's last days in touching letter to neighbours

October 31st, 2013 9:30pm EDT
Lou Reed
Performance artist Laurie Anderson has broken her silence following the death of her husband Lou Reed at the weekend (27Oct13) in a heartfelt open letter to the couple's Springs, New York neighbours.

The O Superman hitmaker, who was with the rocker when he lost his battle with liver disease at their home on Sunday, reveals Reed spent his final days marvelling at nature as summer turned to autumn in their rural New York town.

She writes, "To our neighbors: What a beautiful fall! Everything shimmering and golden and all that incredible soft light. Water surrounding us. Lou and I have spent ...
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Lou Reed Dies

October 27th, 2013 2:30pm EDT
Lou Reed
Lou Reed died earlier today.

The legendary musician, best known for his work as guitarist, singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground, passed away at the age of 71, six months after undergoing a liver transplant in May.

Following his surgery, Lou assured fans on his website that he felt "bigger and stronger" than ever before, but he was rushed to hospital due to complications stemming from it in late June.

The cause of the influential rocker's death has not yet been confirmed, according to Rolling Stone magazine.

The 'Sunday Morning' hitmaker was well known for trying new sounds, ...
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Lou Reed dies

October 27th, 2013 2:30pm EDT
Lou Reed
Lou Reed died earlier today (10.27.13).
The legendary musician, best known for his work as guitarist, singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground, passed away at the age of 71, six months after undergoing a liver transplant in May.
Following his surgery, Lou assured fans on his website that he felt "bigger and stronger" than ever before, but he was rushed to hospital due to complications stemming from it in late June.
The cause of the influential rocker's death has not yet been confirmed, according to Rolling Stone magazine.
The 'Sunday Morning' hitmaker was well known for trying new s...
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'The Walking Dead' Recap 2x06 'Secrets' Is Filled With Secrets, Secrets And Even More Secrets

November 21st, 2011 9:17am EST
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Last time on The Walking Dead: Andrea shot Daryl because she’s a hot-headed moron and Glenn discovered a horde of Walkers in the barn. Also Lori is pregnant.

Carl and Lori feed some chickens. Patricia feeds some chickens to the horde of Walkers. What is going on over here?

Glenn tries to get Maggie to tell him why Hershel is keeping the Walkers, but she just tells him to keep a secret. Dear, sweet Glenn is a horrible liar. I predict he’ll tell Dale within 30 minutes.

Andrea apologizes for shooting Daryl. Daryl is a much nicer person than I am and forgives her... on the condition ...
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Celebrity Real Estate Round-Up: Bjork, Bridget Marquardt & More

August 27th, 2009 9:41am EDT
Bjork
Pop star Bjork has put her Snedens Landing home in New York on the market after moving into a new city penthouse with artist boyfriend Matthew Barney.

The Icelandic singer is asking $1.8 million for the sprawling six-bedroom pad, which features a master suite made from natural stones and a studio with glass walls. Bjork is so keen to get someone into her former home, she has also put the house up for lease at a fee of $7,000-a-month, according to RealEstalker.com.

Bjork and Barney are reportedly on the verge of buying a new penthouse in New York's swanky Brooklyn Heights building.

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25th Anniversary Edition Of Laurie Anderson's 'Big Science' Due July 17; New Album Coming 2008

June 23rd, 2007 11:00am EDT
Laurie Anderson
In the early 1980s Laurie Anderson was already respected as a conceptual artist and composer and as a familiar figure in the cross-pollinating, Lower Manhattan music-visual art-performance circles from which Philip Glass and David Byrne also emerged. At the time of its original release, the NME wrote of Big Science, "There's a dream-like, subconscious quality about her song which helps them work at deeper, secret levels of the psyche." With instrumentation ranging from tape loops to found sounds to bag pipes, Big Science anticipated the tech-savvy beats, anything-goes instrumentation and sa...
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