Laurie Anderson

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Lou Reed's Widow Gets Stuck in Spa's Hyperbaric Chamber

Laurie Anderson panicked but freed herself before FDNY arrived

(Newser) - Laurie Anderson, musician, performance artist, and widow of rocker Lou Reed , went into a hyperbaric chamber in Chelsea's Pure Flow spa last week ... and couldn't get out. The 67-year-old texted a friend when the chamber's zipper got stuck and she started experiencing shortness of breath, and that... More »

Rocker Lou Reed Has Liver Transplant

71-year-old recuperating nicely, says his wife

(Newser) - Lou Reed is recovering from a liver transplant, his wife tells the Times of London. The 71-year-old had the surgery several weeks ago at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, says Laurie Anderson, herself a performance artist. "It's as serious as it gets," she tells the newspaper. "... More »

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