The famous musician of the 60s and 70s, Don Van Vliet, better known as, passed away at the age of 69
Don Van Vliet was known famously as Captain Beefheart due to his persona, and was loved by everyone around him. Recently, Captain Beefheart passed away at the age of 69, leaving behind a great void in the world of music.
Captain Beefheart had been battling with multiple sclerosis for a number of years, but his condition had been deteriorating with every passing year. Even his death resulted due to complications related to his conditions.
Captain Beefheart was an avant garde artist and musician and he was known for his counter-culturalist experimentation with the music, which gave birth to his trademark styles of neo-jazz and delta blues psychedelic hybrids.
Captain Beefheart will be greatly missed by his fans and our deepest sympathies go out to his family and close friends.