Died soloist one of the main groups of the musical movement of the "new romantics" of the early 1980's Visage English artist Steve Strange. Music the legend of the last century was the age of 55.
The news of his record company, Strange died of a heartattack while in hospital in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt. Former members of the group Visage Midge ure and Grow Egan responded to the death of the soloist of the group, declaring that he felt "devastated" after learning about his "untimely death". "Steve was an icon of the 80-ies," he said, artists Bi-Bi-si.
English artist and songwriter boy George, a former member of bands such as Culture Club, and Jesus Loves You, wrote on Twitter that "heartbroken" and added that Strange was a large part of his life".
Steve Strange (real name Steven John Harrington) - Welsh artist known music. He decided to do professional music once visited a concert of the Sex Pistols in 1976. The fellow met with the clerk of this team Malcolm McLaren and for some time worked with him. Strange was the co-founder of the club Blitz in English SOHO, which has become one of the main sites of the members of the movement "new romantics". There was a 1st concerts by bands such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet and Culture Club.
Group Visage Strange was founded in 1979. After 2 years single team Fade To Grey got into the top 10 of the charts in England and several other European countries. The group broke up in 1985, recorded 3 albums. In 2004 the team again started their own activities. In 2013 he released the album Hearts and Knives, consisting entirely of new material. Album 2014 Orchestral consisted of only 1 new song.