Max Bassinson never set his sights on a glittering solo career.
He was a working musician, working hard at college in Minneapolis to improve his skills, working harder all the time to overcome a longterm addiction to hard drugs.
He was due to accompany the college choir at Carnegie Hall next weekend.
One morning his girlfriend woke up to find Max dead. Arterial blockage, the autopsy found.
Full story here. Our sympathies to Max Bassinson’s family and friends.