well this news strikes me hard, even though i knew it was coming. he was just one of those people that tried to do right by telling the stories of other people, and thus he let you know in a deep manner that not all was right with the world. The world will miss him.
Guardian obituary: http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,11711,1040733,00.html?=rss
bbc obituary: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/music/3103164.stm
nashville city paper: http://www.nashvillecitypaper.com/index.cfm?section_id=33&screen=news&news_id=26524
Miami Herald: http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/entertainment/6754620.htm