Ray Manzarek

The Doors

Died: 2013-05-20
Age: 74
Cause: Cancer

Ray Manzarek, keyboard player and founder member of the 1960s rock band The Doors, has died. According to the bands website, Manzarek passed away at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany after a lengthy battle with bile duct cancer. At the time of his death, Ray was surrounded by his wife Dorothy and his brothers Rick and James. The Doors sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and Manzarek became one of the best-known keyboardists of his era, his artistry colouring tracks like Riders on the Storm and Light my Fire.

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