The musician masterfully combined the New Orleans blues with psychedelic rock in his compositions.
American musician Malcolm John Rebennack Jr., better known by the pseudonym Dr. John. At the time of death the actor was 78 years old. This is noted in his Twitter-page.
Dr. John a/k/a Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr. a/k/a The Night Tripper— Dr. John (@akadrjohn) June 7, 2019
11/20/1941 – 6/6/2019
(Photo by Helen Hovey) pic.twitter.com/0ewLorOdPN
In the publication left by relatives it is noted that the musician died due to a heart attack. Also, close the artist’s call to respect his privacy.
And it is known that back in 2017 Dr. John stopped appearing on stage. During his long career, which started in 1968, he released more than 20 albums. He is also a six-time winner of the prestigious Grammy Award.
For the first time, commercial success came to Dr. John after he released the In the Right Place record in 1973. His music combines New Orleans blues and psychedelic rock.