US Rock Legend David Crosby Dies Aged 81


American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, David Crosby has passed on at the age of 81.


The demise of the veteran folk-rock star was confirmed by his representative.

He helped set up two major bands in the 1960s: The Byrds, and Crosby, Stills and Nash. He was renowned for his guitar-playing and vocal harmonies.

His career saw him achieve the rare feat of being inducted to the revered Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice.

Former bandmates saluted Crosby’s creative talents, while acknowledging the conflicts they had endured.

Crosby’s wife told showbiz site Variety that he died “after a long illness” while surrounded by family.

“His legacy will continue to live on through his legendary music,” 
her statement added.


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