‘Bat Out of Hell’ singer Meat Loaf dies at 74

Cfamous for Bat Out of Hell, one of the best-selling albums of all time, Meat Loaf has died at the age of 74, according to a statement posted to his Facebook account Friday, January 21. “It is with a broken heart that we announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf has left this evening, his wife Deborah by his side,” his entourage said in the press release, adding that his daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends remained. by his side for the past 24 hours.

Consecrated in the 1970s for his vocal and scenic qualities, Meat Loaf (“meatloaf”, a stage name in reference to his imposing stature) had worldwide success in 1977 with his album Bat Out of Hell, sold more than 43 million copies. Born in Texas, Marvin Lee Aday, whose real name was also known in the cinema, in particular for his roles in the musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) or the film by Fight Club (1999) by David Fincher.

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