Lou Reed Dies at 71
Legendary US musician and Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed died on Sunday at the age of 71.
Although the cause of death has not been disclosed, it is believed to have been caused by an ailment related to a liver transplant he underwent in May, according to reports of the BBC News.
Reed rose to fame as the lead singer for the Velvet Underground.
In 1996 the band was inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of fame.
In 1970 Reed split from the Velvet Underground and went on to become a successful solo artist.
Among the most popular hits of the hugely influential guitarist, singer and songwriter are "Perfect Day", "Walk On The Wild Side", "Sweet Jane", "Satellite of Love" and "Rock & Roll."