His death has been confirmed by The Fall's manager

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Mark E. Smith has died aged 60.

The Fall‘s manager confirmed the news in a statement.

“It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mark E. Smith. He passed this morning (24th January) at home. A more detailed statement will follow in the next few days. In the meantime, Pam & Mark’s family request privacy at this sad time.

“Pam Vander
The Fall – manager”

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