Hall of fame rocker Lou Reed‘s will was filed Monday November 4, 2013 in New York City court. Wife and musician Laurie Anderson received the majority of his estate with a 500,000 dollars being left to Reed’s sister for caring of their mother.
The Reed’s have a Manhattan penthouse and a East Hampton, NY home which will be kept by his wife, along with the rest of the estate.
The lead singer of the Velvet Underground passed away on October 27, 2013. Reed’s career had him perform with some of the biggest greats of the music scene, and for many he was considered as the godfather of alternative rock. From Punk, Glam, and even to Alternative those rock genres would not have become what they were without Reed’s undeniable influence.
Attending Syracuse University he was influenced by the poet Delmore Schwartz. Additionally he was associated with Andy Warhol who produced the Velvet Underground’s first titled “The Velvet Underground and Nico” 1967. Working over his career with David Bowie, Metallica, Mick Ronson. Throughout his life he continued to push the envelope even in his later years such as “The Raven” based on the writings of Edgar Allen Poe in 2005. From 1964 to 2013 Lou Reed’s iconic career was one of legends.