Legendary sax player, Clarence Clemons, died on Saturday from complications resulting from the stroke he suffered earlier this week. Clemons was 69. Clemons was most famous for his time with Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. Clarence Clemons death report:
The talented saxophonist was nicknamed “The Big Man” because of his height, standing at 6′ 4″.
Clarence recently played on Lady Gaga’s album “Born This Way” and stars in Gaga’s latest video for her track “Hair”.
Clemons suffered a stroke but seemed to be improving, until he took a turn for the worse this weekend.
Bruce Springsteen released a statement on Clarence Clemons’ death:
“Clarence lived a wonderful life. He carried within him a love of people that made them love him. He created a wondrous and extended family. He loved the saxophone, loved our fans and gave everything he had every night he stepped on stage. His loss is immeasurable and we are honored and thankful to have known him and had the opportunity to stand beside him for nearly forty years. He was my great friend, my partner and with Clarence at my side, my band and I were able to tell a story far deeper than those simply contained in our music. His life, his memory, and his love will live on in that story and in our band.”