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Thursday, 8 October 2015

Gail Zappa dies aged 70


Gail Zappa, Frank Zappa's widow, photographed in 2013 ‘Searing intelligence’ … Gail Zappa. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

Gail Zappa, Frank Zappa’s widow and head of the Zappa Family Trust, died at home on Wednesday, 7 October, according to a statement released by her family. She was 70 years old.
“Gail will forever be identified as a key figure in the creative renaissance that is Laurel Canyon,” read the family’s statement, posted on Facebook. “The memories she leaves behind are indeed her own art form. Her searing intelligence, unforgettable smile, wild thicket of hair and trailing black velvets leave a blur in her wake.”

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