Thursday, September 3, 2009

Guitarist Kerry Livgren Has Stroke

Legendary musician and composer Kerry Livgren suffered a stroke Tuesday morning. Livgren was a founding member of Kansas, and has been a tireless creative force since the early 70s. Currently he is a busy solo artist and producer, and manages his own label, Numavox records.Kerry is currently hospitalized near his home in Topeka, KS, where surgery was performed to remove blood clot in his brain. Kerry's nephew and Proto-Kaw band mate Jake Livgren has stated the family continues to be encouraged by signs his uncle is giving following the stroke he suffered Tuesday morning.Curently Livgren is working on a cantata based on the life of Lazarus, and will soon make his screen debut in the film "The Impostor".

He will also appear on the upcoming Kansas anniversary concert DVD "Know Place Like Home" due to be released in October.

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