Legendary radio dj John Peel has died while on holiday in Peru. He was
BBC mainstay Peel suffered a heart attack while on a working vacation in
Cuzco with his wife SHEILA.
He was the BBC's longest-serving radio presenter, and began his career
with the broadcaster in the mid-1960s.
Hugely respected, Peel was internationally renowned for encouraging
up-and-coming rock acts, and broadcasting sessions of their live
Among the thousands of bands to appear on his programme were Nirvana, THE
White Stripes, The Cure, New Order and grunge pioneers Mudhoney.