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(Yahoo!) - Rest in peace, Lou Reed.

The Velvet Underground founder and punk-rock pioneer died Sunday, October 27, at 71.

Reed was one of the most influential musicians in rock history, between his time with the Velvets, his solo career, and collaborations with David Bowie, Metallica, the Killers, Laurie Anderson, and others. Reed's passing is certainly a huge loss in the music world.

Stars around the globe are reacting to this legend's death. Check out how they remember the "Rock 'n' Roll Animal":

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