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Crime Phil Spector: Grammy-winning music producer and convicted murderer dies

00:05  18 january  2021
00:05  18 january  2021 Source:   cnn.com

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Songwriter and convicted murderer Phil Spector died of natural causes on Saturday, according to a statement released by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

US music producer Phil Spector has died at the age of 81, while serving a prison sentence for murder . Spector , who transformed pop with his "wall of sound" recordings, worked with the Beatles, the Righteous Brothers and Ike and Tina Turner. In 2009, he was convicted of the 2003 murder of

a young man wearing a suit and tie: LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 29: Phil Spector (L) listens to the judge during sentencing in Los Angeles Criminal Courts on May 29, 2009 in Los Angeles, Californial, for the February 2003 shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. Spector was sentenced for 19-years to life. (Photo by Jae C. Hong-Pool/Getty Images) © Getty Images/FILE LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 29: Phil Spector (L) listens to the judge during sentencing in Los Angeles Criminal Courts on May 29, 2009 in Los Angeles, Californial, for the February 2003 shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. Spector was sentenced for 19-years to life. (Photo by Jae C. Hong-Pool/Getty Images)

Music producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector died of natural causes on Saturday at the age of 80, according to a statement released by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

An official cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner for San Joaquin County.

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Phil Spector , the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder , has died . Spector was convicted of murdering actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 at his castle-like mansion on the edge of Los Angeles.

Phil Spector , the music producer who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s with his “wall of sound” recordings and who was convicted of the 2003 murder of a Hollywood actor, has died at the age of 81. Media reports said he had died after being diagnosed four weeks ago with Covid-19 in

Spector was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to 19 years to life in prison in 2009 for the 2003 fatal shooting of actress Lana Clarkson. The actress was found slumped over in a chair at Spector's California mansion with a gunshot wound through the roof of her mouth.

Spector, who was originally from Bronx, New York, produced recordings by stars including The Beatles, Ike and Tina Turner, Cher and the Ramones.

Creator of a production style that became known as the "Wall of Sound," the influential producer formed the Teddy Bears and recorded the group's only hit, "To Know Him is to Love Him," while he was still in high school.

Spector's approach to record production -- the layering of instrumental tracks and percussion that underpinned a string of hits on his Philles label -- was a major influence on popular music in the 1960s.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rock producer Phil Spector , who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s with his “Wall of Sound” recordings and was convicted of murder for the 2003 murder of a Hollywood actress, has died at age 81 of COVID-19, according to media reports on Sunday.

Phil Spector , a monumentally influential music producer whose “Wall of Sound” style revolutionized the way rock music was recorded in the early 1960s, died Saturday at the age of 80. Spector ’s life was tumultuous and ultimately tragic; as groundbreaking as his studio accomplishments were

He won a Grammy Award for Album of the Year as a producer of "The Concert for Bangladesh."

He was also inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters' Hall of Fame.

In February 2003, Clarkson was found dead in his home.

The actress starred in the 1985 B-movie "Barbarian Queen" and appeared in other films, including "Deathstalker," "Blind Date," "Scarface," "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "Amazon Women on the Moon."

She was working as a hostess at Hollywood's House of Blues at the time of her death.

Record producer Phil Spector is pictured in the studio around 1970. © Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Record producer Phil Spector is pictured in the studio around 1970.

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