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Gravenhurst's Nick Talbot Dies Aged 37

Thursday, 04 December 2014 Written by Huw Baines

Nick Talbot, known for his work as Gravenhurst, has died aged 37.

In a statement, Warp Records, Talbot’s label, said:

"We are shocked and saddened to share the news that Nick Talbot aka Gravenhurst has passed away aged 37. An immensely talented singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and journalist, he will be hugely missed. Nick's family and friends request privacy at this difficult time."

Talbot, also a noted music writer, released the first Gravenhurst album, ‘Internal Travels’, in 2002 and in 2004 put out the ‘Black Holes In The Sand’ EP and a reissue of ‘Flashlight Seasons’, beginning a long-standing relationship with Warp. His manager, Michelle Hilborne, added:

"I am utterly devastated to confirm that Nick Talbot, also known under the performing name Gravenhurst, has passed away aged 37. The finest, most extraordinary and inspirational songwriter, singer and performer, and a remarkable producer and journalist, Nick’s work has deeply affected so many people all over the world. Outstandingly intelligent, compassionate, fascinating and witty, Nick was the dearest friend and his absence brings indescribable sorrow."

 





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