Doors Keyboardist Ray Manzarek Dies of Cancer


The Doors keyboardist and co-founder Ray Manzarek died Monday in Germany after a long fight with bile duct cancer. He was 74. Manzarek and Doors guitarist Robby Krieger began touring together again in 2002. "I was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend and bandmate Ray Manzarek today," Krieger wrote in a statement. "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."