Scott Walker, experimental pop hero, dies aged 76
Death announced by label 4AD, who said he had ‘enriched the lives of thousands’
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Scott Walker, one of the most innovative and enduring songwriters of the 20th century, has died aged 76.
The news was announced by his label, 4AD. “For half a century, the genius of the man born Noel Scott Engel has enriched the lives of thousands,” a statement read. The cause of death has not been announced.