Linger On

Lou Reed

Transformer by Lou Reed

Born in Brooklyn in 1942, Lou Reed loved music. A fan of jazz, doo-wop and early rock & roll, he learned to play the guitar by listening to the radio.

In her moving Farewell to Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson remembers, “We were always seeing a lot of art and music and plays and shows, and I watched as he loved and appreciated other artists and musicians. He was always so generous. He knew how hard it was to do.”

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