Phil Spector has died at the age of 81,
The pioneering music producer is said to have died from the consequences of the corona virus.
At the time of his death, Spector was serving a 19-year sentence for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson in 2003. Since 2007, the music producer has been on trial for the murder on several occasions, until he was finally convicted in 2009.
Spector became known for
Wall of Sound
With that technique songs were produced with a completely new, full and orchestral sound.
Since the 1960s, Spector has produced music for The Beatles, Ike & Tina Turner, Leonard Cohen and The Ramones, among others.
Partly thanks to the producer, the Beatles album
Let It Be
became a worldwide hit in 1970.
The same goes for
The Righteous Brothers'
John Lennon came from the stable of Spector.
producer won a Grammy in 1973
for the album
The Concert For Bangla Desh
by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar.
In 1989 Spector was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In 2009 the documentary
The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector was
In 2013 Al Pacino played the lead role in the film biography
Phil Spector produced these classics