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English Musician Mark E. Smith Dies at 60

Updated On 25 Jan, 2018 Published On

The frontman of the English post-punk band The FallMark E. Smith died at his home on Wednesday, January 24, morning, after a long illness - Pam Van Damned reported. 

In the meantime, Pam and Mark's family request privacy at this sad time,

the statement reads.

Video: The Fallen' Mark E. Smith dies at 60

Mark's former bandmate Marc Riley remembered the musician as, 

taught me a lot about life and he taught me a lot about music.

Marc, 56, was on air on BBC 6 Music when he found out demise of Mark,

Aged 16 he really did teach me so much, 

The Fall were my favourite band when I joined and they were still my favourite band when I got kicked out.

Marc told the listeners.

The Fall's frontman Mark E. Smith dies at 60

The Fall's frontman Mark E. Smith dies at 60

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And many celebs paid tribute to the 24 Hour Party People alum, with Lisa Stansfield, Billy Bragg, Lauren Laverne writing on Twitter, 

Mark was forced to cancel his 2017 shows due to 'bizarre and rare medical issues', and he last performed at the Queen Margaret Union in Glasgow in November 2017.