American musician, producer, movie director, and writer. He was co-founder and the keyboardist of The Doors
, from 1965 to 1973, and in The Doors of the 21st Century
from 2001, who subsequently changed their name to Riders On The Storm
. He died following a prolonged battle with cancer.
Born: 12th February 1939, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Died: 20th May 2013, in Rosenheim, Upper Bavaria, Germany [aged 74, cancer]