Died the founder of the band The Meters and the Neville Brothers

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American singer and songwriter, Art Neville died on 82-m to year of life. It is reported by Fox News, citing the Manager of the musician Kent Sorrell.

According to him, the artist died at his home, beside him was his wife Lorraine. In connection with the incident the Governor of Louisiana John bell Edwards stated that the state has lost its icon.

The cause of death is not specified, however it is noted that in the last few years as Neville has deteriorated markedly. The actor struggled with a number of challenges, including complications from back surgery. In December 2018, he stated that he is retiring after 60 years in the music business.

In the late 70s, Art Neville, along with his brothers founded the band Neville Brothers, which was later included in the Hall of fame vocal groups. The musician was also one of the founders of The band The Meters, which had a great influence on the sound of new Orleans funk. Neville was awarded three awards “Grammy”.

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