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Fans Gather At Lincoln Center To Honor Lou Reed

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Fans of Lou Reed gathered at Lincoln Center Thursday to honor the legendary musician's life by listening to some of his music.

The founder of the pioneer punk band The Velvet Underground passed away last month at the age of 71.

The memorial didn't feature any speakers or live performances, just recordings of Reed chosen by his friends and family.

Fans said that they were grateful to have the chance to pay tribute to him.

"This is such a great idea for a memorial. I think he would have loved it," said one attendee. "Just his music and the people closest to him. A very nice tribute."

"It's great for people to be out here honoring Lou Reed, but I don't think that Lou Reed would necessarily be here if he was alive," said another. "I don't think he would care too much."

Reed's wife, musician Laurie Anderson, also made an appearance.

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