Rock legend Leon Russell passes away at 74

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New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The Rock ‘n’ Roll man Leon Russell, famous for his long white mane and a rich hearty voice, passed away on Sunday in Nashville. Aged 74, Russell died in his sleep, his wife said in a statement posted on his website, reports CNN. His daughter Honey Bridges told that he was recovering from a quadruple bypass when his health took a turn for the worse. Russell was inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 2011 because of his decades of work as a pianist, guitarist and songwriter. Reportedly, Russell suffered health problems in recent years, including surgery to stop leaking brain fluid in 2010 and a heart attack in July. Survived by his wife, four daughters, and three grandchildren, a private service is planned for the musician in Nashville, with a public service planned in Tulsa.

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