Talk Talk Singer And Co-Founder Mark Hollis Dead At 64

February 26, 2019
Microphone, Stage, Flowers

Mark Hollis, co-founder and lead singer of the band Talk Talk, has passed away.  He was 64-years-old.

His manager, Keith Aspden, confirmed his death in a statement to Pitchfork.  He wrote, "I'm still trying to accept this, but sadly it's true.  Mark has died after a short illness from which he never recovered. Deeply felt sorrow for a remarkable person who remained true to himself throughout his life. I can't tell you how much Mark influenced and changed my perceptions on art and music.  I'm grateful for the time I spent with him and for the gentle beauty he shared with us."

Immediately, tributes from former bandmates and colleagues began pouring in.  

Details of his passing are not yet widley known, only that he died after suffering a "short illness."

Rest in peace.

Via Rolling Stone