According to various online reports, Syd Barrett, the legendary frontman of rock icons Pink Floyd, died in his Cambridgeshire home on Friday of apparent complications from diabetes. He was sixty years old. Few other details have surfaced at this time, however, Barretts brother Alan has confirmed the death with The Guardian, simply stating that Barrett died peacefully at home, and that there would be a private funeral in the coming days.
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R.I.P. Syd Barrett