Wednesday, July 12

Syd Barrett dies, aged 60

Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett has died at the age of 60.A spokeswoman explained,

"I can confirm that Syd Barrett has died. He died peacefully and there will be a private family funeral. We would ask that the family be left alone and be given space at this time."

A statement released the surviving members of Pink Floyd, David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Richard Wright said,

"The band are naturally very upset and sad to learn of Syd Barrett's death. Syd was the guiding light of the early band line-up and leaves a legacy which continues to inspire."


 

Various news stories around the place:

http://news.google.com/news?q=syd+barrett+death&complete=1&hl=en&lr=&sa=X&oi=news&ct=title

1 comment:

David Golding said...

You know, I thought he was already dead... like in 1975 or something!