A renowned Guitarist, Keith Levene, left us for his heavenly abode, know his age, wife and net worth
The musician, who was famous for founding ‘The Clash’ and ‘Public Image Ltd.,’ passed away at the age of 65.
Guitarist Keith Levene Died, His Age, Wife, Band, Cause Of Death And Net Worth
As per a report by the Guardian, the English musician passed away after battling with liver cancer at his home in Norfolk, U.K.
RIP Keith Levene. Here he is with Public Image Ltd inventing all the best post-punk guitar sounds in one single song. The full 1979 recording of Chant from Check It Out is at https://t.co/Po46rFpVGX pic.twitter.com/tx9PHiUEV9
— Birmingham 81 (@Birmingham_81) November 12, 2022
The tragic news of the veteran guitarist’s demise was confirmed by his wife, Shelly da Cunha, who stated, “He’s gone and I can’t stop crying. Now I’m a widow.”
He was best known for his post-punk music scene which has influenced many.
Keith, who was born in Wood Green, London, United Kingdom on July 18, 1957, was a fan of rock bands during his teenage days.
In 1976, he met Mick Jones and the two founded The Clash. Later, the pair convinced singer Joe Strummer to joined them.
The legendary musician wasn’t pleased with the band’s music skills, so he quit the band in 1977, when his debut album released.
Later, he went on to found Public Image Ltd, with Singer John Lydon. Although, he again left the band because of creative differences between the group’s album, titled This Is What You Want, This Is What You Get.
Ever since then he started releasing his own trackers under his own label. He is also known for touring extensively worldwide.
After learning the Levene’s demise news, many of his friends and fans took to social media to pay their tributes as the Twitter is mourning the death of legendary guitarist.
The news of Keith’s demise was first shared on social media by author Adam Hammond. He took to social media and penned, “There is no doubt that Keith was one of the most innovative, audacious and influential guitarists of all time.”
Followed by the post of author, his bandmates from Public Image Ltd, expressed their condolences.
Let us remind you, back in 2015, the composer released his autobiography titled I Was a Teen Guitarist for the Clash. The autobiography was later adapted into a documentary.
In his last year’s, he reportedly spent investing and trading in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. In 1985 he moved to Los Angeles where he formed a company with his second wife, journalist Shelly da Cunha with his net worth at $2 million.
Our deepest condolences to friends, family and fans of Keith Levene. May his departed soul rest in peace!