David Crosby, founder of The Byrds, dies at the age of 81.
The music is depressing. David Crosby, the founding member of The Byrds, died at the age of 81.
The singer-songwriter passed away after a “long illness.”
The music business is in mourning.
The death of the legendary David Crosby, founder of The Byrds, was announced this afternoon, Thursday, January 19.
What was the David Crosby Death Cause?
According to Variety, the singer-songwriter passed away at the age of 81 after battling “a long illness.”
“It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved David (Croz) Crosby after a long illness.
Jan, his soul mate, and his son, Django, surrounded him with love.
Despite the fact that he is no longer with us, his humanity and kind soul will continue to guide and inspire us.
“His legendary music will carry on his legacy.”
Peace, love, and harmony to all who knew David and were touched by him.
We will miss him terribly.
“At this time, we respectfully and kindly request privacy as we grieve and attempt to cope with our profound loss,” reads a statement from his wife Jan, which was shared by the aforementioned medium.
David Crosby’s professional career
David Crosby was a founding member of The Byrds, along with Gene Clark, Chris Hillman, and Michael Clarke, from 1964 to 1967.
Later, he formed Crosby, Stills & Nash with Graham Nash and Stephen Stills; Neil Young later joined the band, adding his surname to the project’s name.
Crosby was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his outstanding work with both musical groups.
Crosby’s death surprised the entire musical community as well as his followers. Because he was a very active personality on social networks; in fact, his last tweet was made yesterday, Wednesday, January 18.
Crosby announced his retirement from the stage eight months ago, citing “advanced age.”
David Crosby: Rest In Peace