How Did Lou Reed Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Lou Reed death

The rock singer Lou Reed passed away at age 71, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Rock ‘n’ roll musician and singer who was the frontman of the band the Velvet Underground and who made his solo debut with the hit “Walk on the Wild Side.”

He married Betty Reed in 1973, Sylvia Morales in 1980, and then Laurie Anderson on April 12, 2008. 

How did Lou Reed die?

Alcohol-related Liver Disease caused Lou Reed's death in 2013.

Information about the death of Lou Reed
Cause of deathAlcohol-related Liver Disease
Age of death71 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayMarch 2, 1942
Death dateOctober 27, 2013
Place of deathAmagansett, New York, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes given to family or friend


There’s a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.

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Some even claim that I’m a terror, a dictator and they’re right.

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In the late ’70s I started to search for the perfect sound – whatever that might be, before that I was mainly interested in drugs, insanity and the rock’n’roll lifestyle.

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I don’t mind a repetitive chorus; I mind repetitive verse. I mean, it’s the same amount of space. Why would you have only three diamonds if you can have six?

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Sound is more than just noise. Ordered sound is music. My life is music.

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