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Phil Spector dead at 81: Jailed Wall of Sound producer dies of COVID

Phil Spector dead at 81: Jailed Wall of Sound producer dies of COVID after relapsing four weeks after diagnosis

  • Music producer Phil Spector has died from COVID-19 related complications at the age of 81
  • He was diagnosed with COVID four weeks ago and went to a hospital but recovered enough to return to jail
  • But he relapsed, struggled with breathing and returned to a hospital where he died Saturday
  • He was serving a 19 years to life sentence for the murder of Lana Clarkson

Music producer Phil Spector has died from COVID-19 related complications at the age of 81 it has been revealed. 

Spector was diagnosed with COVID four weeks ago and was transferred from his prison cell,  where he was serving a 19 years-to-life sentence for the 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson, to a hospital.

He recovered enough to return to jail but he relapsed and struggled with breathing and returned to a hospital where he died Saturday, as per TMZ.

Music producer Phil Spector died Satruday from COVID-19 related complications at the age of 81

The famed musician developed the Wall of Sound a technique of sound that has a roaring effect, dubbed the ‘Wagnerian approach to rock ‘n’ roll.’

He also wrote, co-wrote and produced acts for the likes of the Ronettes, the Crystals, and Ike & Tina Turner. 

He started his career by producing his first hit ‘To Know Him is To Love Him’ by the Teddy Bears when he was still in High School. 

From there his career skyrocketed and he produced hits including ‘Be My Baby’ by the Ronnettes and ‘He’s a Rebel’ by The Crystals.

This is a developing story 

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