Vic Chessnut

Chessnut, Vic

Died: 2009-12-25
Age: 45
Cause: Suicide

Singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt has passed away at the age of 45. Chesnutt was a songwriter's songwriter. He first earned the admiration of R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe in the late '80s. A car accident at the age of 18 left Chesnutt in a wheelchair, with a lifetime of complications. Chesnutt's catalog features 13 studio albums, including the 2009 critically acclaimed 'At the Cut'. Vic Chesnutt made many people happy. His songs will continue to give pople moments of catharsis and release.

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