THE DOORS STAR RAY MANZAREK DEAD AT... - Wednesday 8th November 2006

THE DOORS STAR RAY MANZAREK DEAD AT 74 THE DOORS star RAY MANZAREK has died following a secret battle with cancer. The keyboard player, who co-founded the band with Jim Morrison, passed away at a clinic in Germany, according to a post on the band's page. He was 74. Bandmate Robby Krieger has released a statement which reads, "I was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend and bandmate Ray Manzarek. "I'm just glad to have been able to have played Doors songs with him for the last decade. Ray was a huge part of my life and I will always miss him." (KL/FCB/MJ) ** Ray Manzarek The Doors 40th Anniversary: Special VIP reception, presentation of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Plaque to the Whiskey A Go Go, poetry readings and performances at the Whiskey a Go Go, the Cat Club and Book Soup West Hollywood, California - 08.11.06 Featuring: Ray Manzarek Where: United States When: 07 Nov 2006 (10 images)