Walker was born Noel Scott Engel in 1943 in Ohio

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With the Walker Brothers he made in the ‘ 60s for screaming Teens, and later he was regarded as an influential Songwriter – musician Scott Walker at the age of 76 years passed away. The confirmed Walker’s Label 4AD. To the circumstances of his death nothing is known so far.

“it is With great sadness that we announce the death of Scott Walker,” said the Label in a Statement on its website. “For half a century, the genius of the man who was born Noel Scott Engel has enriched the lives of Thousands, first as one-third of The Walker Brothers and later as a solo artist, producer and composer of uncompromising originality”, says the Label.

colleagues pay tribute to Walker respect

Walker was born with the real name Noel Scott Engel in 1943 in Ohio. In 1964, he founded the Walker Brothers along with John Maus (1943-2011), and Gary Leeds (77). With the song “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)”, a Remake of the Frankie-Valli-Songs, which was a breakthrough in the United States. The Land was later Walker’s a rule, right-Mania recorded. In 1967, the Band broke up and Scott Walker began his solo career. In the ‘ 70s, the Walker Brothers came together for a short time.

Worldwide mourning Fans and music colleagues to Walker. Radiohead front man Thom Yorke (50) paid tribute to the musician in a Tweet as “a major influence on Radiohead, and myself”. Walker had taught him, as he could his voice and words. He got to meet Walker at a Festival. “Such a nice and gentle Outsider,” wrote York.