Glenn Frey, Eagles Guitarist, Dies at 67 Years Old

Glenn Frey, Eagles Guitarist, Dies at 67 Years Old

Glenn Frey, the guitarist, singer, and co founder of the Eagles has died 67, the band has announced.

“An announcement on the band’s website said the cause was complications of rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia,” reported NY times.

“Frey and the other original members of the Eagles — Don Henley, Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon — came together to form singer Linda Ronstadt’s backup band in the early 1970s,” stated CNN.com

“He died in New York City on Monday from complications arising from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and pneumonia,” wrote USA Today.com.

“In the US, they scored five number one singles and four number one albums; while their greatest hits sold 30 million copies,” reported LA times.

“The Eagles were to have been recognized with a 2015 Kennedy Center Honor in December, but in November the band requested that it be put off until all four Eagles — Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit — can attend,” stated CNN.