The singer in one of the most famous and influential bands from the 80's got a heart attack. Fans are shocked.
NEW YORK – Concern for a music legend of the 80's: Peter Murphy, 62, was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital in New York Tuesday night after a heart attack. This is evidenced by a statement from cardiologist Jason Song, from which various media such as Pitchfork and Brooklyn Vegan quote.
"Mr Murphy has been taken for treatment of a heart attack," the doctor said. Two vascular supports are located in Murphy's right coronary artery, and he has been given medication to treat his heart disease. "He's still in the hospital to continue to monitor his condition," it states.
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Peter Murphy had appeared regularly on "Poisson Rouge" in New York for several days and wanted to continue the series on the 15th, 16th, 18th and 19th – the shows were postponed indefinitely. "Poisson Rouge" commented on Facebook.
The medical emergency Tuesday night is confirmed in it and also records the medical certificate. It also gives Murphy's family a say. "We would like to thank the fans for their tireless support and hope that Peter returns to the stage with a regained heart, stronger than before."
The makers of "Poisson Rouge" have also been taken away. “We have been devastated by this news. Peter & # 39; s performance and presence over the past twelve days has been amazing – on and off stage. We wish Peter a quick and full recovery. "
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Fans of Peter Murphy are obviously shocked, too. "Oh no! Quick improvement, old boy, ”the comments on Facebook say. "Hope he gets well," "Love and light, Peter" and "Omg, hope he gets well," they also write.
Murphy gained more fame in the late '70s and' 80s with the band Bauhaus. The best known song so far is "Bela Lugosi's Dead" from 1979, which paved the way for the band's career. Louderthanwar.com calls the band "Gods of Goth or The Ultimate Post-Punk Band," describing the style as "a brilliant combination of dub, art school rock, dark glam, psychedelia and a massive dose of their own originality."
In 1983, Bauhaus later disbanded to carry out more reunification efforts. Murphy has diligently released solo works, the latest studio album "Lion" dates from 2014.
A couple of months ago, 80's fans had to say goodbye to another music legend.