Celebrity deaths in 2014 - In Memoriam (Photos)

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, March 13, 2013

27 of 93: Lou Reed, legendary rock star guitarist from the group Velvet Underground, has died at the age of 71, OTRC.com confirms. The rocker's death was not immediately known, however the musician's publicist confirmed the news of Reed's death on Sunday, Oct. 27. People Magazine reports Reed underwent liver transplant surgery in May 2013.

(Pictured: Lou Reed appears at the opening of his exhibition 'Visual Thoughts' in Frankfurt on Nov. 3, 2012.) (Stefan Oelsner / startraksphoto.com)