Grammy-winning musician Dr John dies at 77 | Daily News

Grammy-winning musician Dr John dies at 77

Grammy-winning American singer Dr John has died at the age of 77 after suffering a heart attack.

The New Orleans-born musician died on Thursday, according to a message posted on his official Twitter account.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer combined the genres of blues, pop, jazz, boogie woogie and rock and roll.

A statement said: "Towards the break of day June 6, iconic music legend Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr, known as Dr John, passed away of a heart attack."

It added: "The family thanks all whom shared his unique musical journey & requests privacy at this time. Memorial arrangements will be announced in due course."


 

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