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Founding 'Floyd' Member Dead At 60

by Unknown // Wednesday, July 12, 2006 // News, Upfront // 0 Comments

Former Pink Floyd singer Syd Barrett has died at the age of 60, according to a spokeswoman for the influential classic Rock band. "He died very peacefully a couple of days ago. There will be a private family funeral," the spokeswoman told the press today.

In an official statement from Pink Floyd, the band said they are "naturally very upset and sad to learn of Syd Barrett's death. Syd was the guiding light of the early band lineup and leaves a legacy which continues to inspire."