By Pius Aghadiuno Published 03/18/2017 18:36:00 | Views: 3924
singer and composer Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90. Picture: AFP/Pablo Porciuncula

POLICE have confirmed the death of legendary musician Chuck Berry, who died overnight aged 90.

First responders were called to a medical emergency in St Louis Saturday, where they found an unresponsive man who could not be revived. Police later confirmed the man as Charles Edward Anderson Berry Senior, better known as Chuck Berry, Fox2Now reported.

Berry was born in The Ville neighbourhood of north St. Louis in 1926, where he attended Sumner High School. His home, on Whittier Avenue, is on the National Register of Historic Places. That’s where he lived in the 1950’s when he recorded many of his biggest hits.

Berry just released his first new studio album in more than 35 years. The album called Chuck was recorded in St. Louis-area studios.

The American guitarist, singer and songwriter was one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.

He’s well known for hit songs including Maybellene, Roll Over Beethoven, Rock and Roll Music and Johnny B. Goode.

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By Pius Aghadiuno 03/18/2017 18:36:00

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