The legendary guitarist Chuck Berry, who influenced generations of musicians, died on Saturday aged 90.
“Inside the home, first responders observed an unresponsive man and immediately administered lifesaving techniques,Unfortunately, the 90-year-old man could not be revived and was pronounced deceased at 1.26pm,”the police department said.
“Chuck Berry was rock’s greatest practitioner, guitarist, and the greatest pure rock’n’roll writer who ever lived,” said Bruce Springsteen, who played with one of Berry’s pick-up bands.
Musicians of all genres and ages across world paid tribute to Berry. Berry picked up the guitar in high school. He played at parties slowly but steadily nourishing his skill as a performer.