Sources confirm Vic Chesnutt’s death

From the NY Times:

Vic Chesnutt, a singer-songwriter whose music dealt with mortality and black humor, died on Friday in a hospital in Athens, Ga., a spokesman for his family said. He was 45 and lived in Athens. He had been in a coma after taking an overdose of muscle relaxants earlier this week, said the family spokesman, Jem Cohen.

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NPR Tiny Desk concert here. RIP.

  • Woosley

    Damn shame. Vic will be missed.

  • http://www.michaelklinepottery.blogspot.com Michael Kline

    This is sad news. I just heard Vic on Fresh Air recently. RIP Vic.