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Musician, Actor, Composer

Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. After serving as guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of the Velvet Underground, his solo career spanned several decades. Wikipedia

Age: 71 (age at death)
Born: 2nd March, 1942, Brooklyn, New York.
Died: 27th October, 2013, Southampton, NY
Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: The Velvet Underground and other prolific rock

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Berlin

Berlin (1973)

Berlin is a 1973 album by Lou Reed, his third solo album and the follow-up to Transformer. In 2003, the album was ranked number 344 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, though the magazine had called the album a "disaster" 30 years prior.

Coney Island Baby
Ecstasy
Growing Up In Public
Hudson River Wind Meditations
 

The music business doesn`t interest me anymore.

 

If it has more than three chords, it`s jazz.

 

Produced `Metal Machine Music` in response to RCA Records` demands for a quick follow-up to his Top Ten LP `Sally Can`t Dance`. The hour-plus of electronic noise was almost buried as a classical release, but instead was promoted as a pop album. The resulting backlash nearly ruined the label and Reed`s reputation; both later issued apologies, while the album remains a musical enigma.

 

Resides in New York City.

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little_queenies - RIP Lou, a legend of 20th century music... (1 year ago)
Ano7Niem - Actually, Lou Reed dated much more than posted above. He used to date a man who dressed as a woman in the 70's called 'Rachel'. (1 year ago)
Ano7Niem - Half homo? :D Yes, Lou Reed dated men and women. (1 year ago)
madhatternine - was he half homo? (3 years ago)
omarsclub - tune take a walk on the wild side (3 years ago)
HeroinHeart - he's cool (4 years ago)
silvi9083 - They should really correct that. (5 years ago)
T♥♥ - Lou Reed is a Pisces born March 2nd not and Aries. (6 years ago)

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