Verdensstjerners big hero is the death of 58-year-old

Daniel Johnston, the singer, the musician and the visual artist, whose childlike, haunted songs earned him fame as one of AMERICA's most gifted out-pages-votes

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
14 September 2019 Saturday 02:01
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Verdensstjerners big hero is the death of 58-year-old

Daniel Johnston, the singer, the musician and the visual artist, whose childlike, haunted songs earned him fame as one of AMERICA's most gifted out-pages-votes, was found dead Wednesday morning in his home in Waller, in the state of Texas. He died only 58 years old.

It writes several media outlets including the New York Times

His brother and manager, Dick, has in an interview said that Daniel Johnston supposedly died in the course of the night to Wednesday. He gave no cause of death.

Daniel Johnston had mental and psychological problems through most of his life. (Photo: Ritzau Scanpix)

According to the New York Times was Daniel Johnston discharged from a hospital Tuesday where he had been treated for problems with the kidneys.

He was still productive to write songs and draw. But he was extremely annoyed over his poor health. The one disease was replaced by the second, tells his brother, Dick.

Daniel Johnson was in the course of his career, admired by big stars like Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits, and he was compared with the legendary poet William Blake.

The affected Daniel Johnson got a cult status as Kurt Cobain from the band Nirvana was seen wearing a t-shirt with a printed piece of artwork from Daniel Johnston's 1983 album 'Hi, How Are You'.

Here is Kurt Cobain from Nirvana along with Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Cobain wearing a Daniel Johnston t-shirt. (Photo: Wire Image)

In 2005, we also made a documentary about his life entitled 'The Devil and Daniel Johnston'.

But like a shadow throughout his career, he was also affected by mental and psychological problems, which are often created as being in his life with various periodic admissions to various hospitals.

the Musician and actor Tom Waits was also a big fan of Daniel Johnston. (Photo. Jess Dylan.)

Updated: 14.09.2019 02:01
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