American musician, singer and songwriter Mark Lanegan has died. This is reported in his Twitter-account.
“Our beloved friend Mark Lanegan died this morning at his home in Killarney, Ireland. The beloved singer, songwriter and musician was 57 years old, he was survived by his wife Shelley. At the moment there is no other information. We ask you to respect the privacy of the family, “the publication said.
Last year, one of the founders of Screaming Trees contracted the coronavirus. The disease was severe, so Lanegan had to be hospitalized. At the hospital, he was placed in a medical coma.
Mark Lanegan was born on November 25, 1964. At the age of 21, he founded the grunge band Screaming Trees with Gary Lee Conner, Van Conner and Mark Piquerel. The band disbanded in 2000, but during his career, Lanegan not only recorded eight solo albums, but also collaborated with musicians such as Queens of the Stone Age, Kurt Cobain, PJ Harvey, Isobel Campbell and Moby.