Artist: Lewis Allan “Lou” Reed
Dates: 2 March 1942 – 27 October 2013
Title of Song: Walk On the Wild Side
Brief Biography: Reed was a guitarist, singer and songwriter. In the 1960s he was the guitarist and principal songwriter for The Velvet Underground. As a teenager Reed received electroconvulsive therapy with the intent on curing his bisexuality; it didn’t! He was also a long term supporter of the Free Tibet movement.