Musician Chris Cornell dies at 52 - AP

PUBLISHED ON THU, MAY 18, 2017 3:38 PM

Musician Chris Cornell dies at 52 - AP

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Musician Chris Cornell poses at Elton John's 70th Birthday and 50-Year Songwriting Partnership with Bernie Taupin benefiting the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the UCLA Hammer Museum at RED Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/Files

 

REUTERS - U.S. musician Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of Soundgarden and later Audioslave, died on Wednesday in Detroit, the Associated Press reported on Thursday. He was 52.

 

Cornell's family would be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause, the AP reported, citing a statement from representative Brian Bumbery. 

 

Seattle-born Cornell won two Grammy awards in 1994 with rock bandSoundgarden.

 

(Reporting by Ismail Shakil in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)

 
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