Eagles Co-Founder Glenn Frey Dead at 67

Sources tell TMZ the rocker has passed away
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 18, 2016 4:19 PM CST
Eagles Co-Founder Glenn Frey Dead at 67: TMZ
In this Jan. 15, 2014 file photo, Don Henley, left, and Glenn Frey of The Eagles perform on the "History of the Eagles" tour at the Forum, in Los Angeles.   (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – Glenn Frey, a founding member of the Eagles, has died at age 67, the AP reports. Sources tell TMZ Frey had been struggling with intestinal problems for months and went under surgery in November; he reportedly relapsed, causing the Eagles to cancel a scheduled Kennedy Center Honors appearance in December. Sources say he died due to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia. Frey, who co-wrote and sang many of the Eagles' biggest hits, died Monday in New York City, per the band's website. (Read more Eagles stories.)

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