Jeff Beck, the guitarist for The Yardbirds, passed away not long ago, and the entire music community is mourning his passing.
The deceased musician’s family stated on Wednesday that bacterial meningitis was the reason for the musician’s death the day before. The announcement was made public on Wednesday. He was 78.
His family issued a statement saying, “On behalf of his family, it is with deep and profound grief that we communicate the news of Jeff Beck’s passing,” according to the statement. “Following an unexpected battle with bacterial meningitis, he succumbed to his illness and went away yesterday without experiencing any discomfort or agony,” his family stated. As they struggle to come to terms with their loved one’s passing, his family requests privacy during this difficult time.