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Ric Ocasek, Frontman Of Legendary Band The Cars, Has Died

Written by Jackson Langford on September 16, 2019

Tragic news has broken today as Ric Ocasek, frontman of legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band The Cars, has died. He was 75 years old.

NBC 4 New York, via Consequence Of Sound, reports that Ocasek was found dead in his townhouse in Manhattan, New York on Sunday afternoon. The cause of death is unknown to the public at this time.

He was reportedly found unresponsive and unconscious by his ex-partner, supermodel Paulina Porizkova. The two announced that they had separated in 2018.

Tributes to the legendary frontman, who helped pave the way for new wave bands, have been pouring in online from the countless artists and fans that Ocasek influenced and impacted.

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