Musician Lou Reed Passes Away

October 28, 2013 AT 11:41 AM
Rock and roll legend Lou Reed has passed away. Lou died from liver disease at the age of 71 in his home in Long Island. The Velvet Underground songwriter and guitarist underwent a liver transplant earlier this year and was receiving medical treatment until his death. Fellow musicians including: Steven Tyler, Justin Timberlake, Miguel and Lenny Kravitz took to Twitter to express their condolences. The Brooklyn native is survived by his wife Laurie Anderson. Our thoughts are with Lou's friends and family during this time.