Lou Reed

Lou Reed

American musician (1942–2013)
One of rock's most important singer/songwriters, the creator of a daring body of work who proved rock & roll could be art.
BornMarch 2, 1942
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$15 million
Height5'10" (1.78m)
SpouseSylvia Reed (m 1980 - 1994) , Laurie Anderson (m 2008 - 2013) , Sylvia Morales (m 1980 - 1990) , Sylvia Morales (m 1980 - 1994) , Bettye Kronstadt (m 1973 - 1973)
ParentsToby Reed , Sidney Joseph Reed
Profile

Photos

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Videos

Keanu Reeves once asked Lou Reed for his autograph

Keanu Reeves once asked the "cool" Lou Reed for his autograph. During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night host Stephen asked The Matrix actor a series of quick-fire questions as part of a segment called "The Colbert Questionert".
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Albums

Best of Lou Reed & the Velvet Underground
Best of Lou Reed & the Velvet Underground
1995
Songs for Drella
Songs for Drella
1990
Rock and Roll Heart
Rock and Roll Heart
1976
Coney Island Baby
Coney Island Baby
1976
Walk on the Wild Side & Other Hits
Walk on the Wild Side & Other Hits
1975
Sire Years: Complete Albums Box
Sire Years: Complete Albums Box
2015
Smith Tapes: Garcia/Reed
Smith Tapes: Garcia/Reed
2013
Broadcast Archives
Broadcast Archives
2011
3 CD Box Set
3 CD Box Set
2003
All Tomorrow's Dance Parties
All Tomorrow's Dance Parties
2000
1972 Interview
1972 Interview
1996
New York
New York
1989
Wild Child [Pair/RCA]
Wild Child [Pair/RCA]
1987
Mistrial
Mistrial
1986
Live in Italy
Live in Italy
1984
New Sensations
New Sensations
1984
Legendary Hearts
Legendary Hearts
1983
Blue Mask
Blue Mask
1982
Growing Up in Public
Growing Up in Public
1980
Rock and Roll Diary: 1967-1980
Rock and Roll Diary: 1967-1980
1980
Bells
Bells
1979