After Suffering Heart Attack, Ace Musician, Dr John Dies

After Suffering Heart Attack, Ace Musician, Dr John Dies

After suffering heart attack, American ace musician has been confirmed dead.


Hynaija gathered that Dr John, grammy award winner died at the age of 77 o Thursday.

While alive, he combined the genres of blues, pop, jazz, boogie woogie and rock and roll.

A statement confirming his death read: “Towards the break of day June 6, iconic music legend Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr, known as Dr John, passed away of a heart attack. The family thanks all whom shared his unique musical journey & requests privacy at this time. Memorial arrangements will be announced in due course.”

He started his career in the 1950s as a pianist and singer on the New Orleans music scene. He later gained recognition as a solo performer with the release of his album Gris-Gris in 1968.

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