Gustavo Cerati, beloved Argentine rock star, dies at 55

Gustavo Cerati, Argentina’s much-loved and influential rock star who was the leader of the acclaimed band Soda Stereo, died Thursday, four years after lapsing into a coma. He was 55. Widely hailed as an innovator whose popularity spanned Latin America, Cerati died in Buenos Aires, where he was brought after collapsing after a May 2010 concert in Caracas. He underwent surgery for a blood clot in his brain and never regained consciousness. Gustavo Cerati Juan Mabromata, AFP/Getty Images Argentine rock musician Gustavo Cerati performs in a charity concert in Buenos Aires in 2008. He died Thursday, four years after lapsing into a coma. (Juan Mabromata, AFP/Getty Images) Cerati’s death was…
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