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Remembering Rock Icon Lou Reed

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The Velvet Underground guitarist is being remembered via Twitter a day after he passed at the age of 71.

Actress and activist Mia Farrow tweeted a link to Reed’s song “Perfect Day” with the message “Deepest Gratitude Lou Reed. Peace,” while other tributes included...

Reed's literary agent Andrew Wylie believes that his death on Sunday is related to a liver transplant that the singer underwent earlier this year, though the official cause of death has not been confirmed.

The rocker served as guitarist and principal songwriter for The Velvet Underground until he left the group in 1970. He then went on to have a long solo career, releasing 20 albums over 35 years. Rolling Stone magazine called the late vocalist “a rock pioneer” and “restlessly inventive.”