Photos: Remembering musician Lou Reed Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 25 Hulton Archive Portrait of American rock and roll musician Lou Reed on stage with a guitar, 1970s. 2 / 25 Keystone Singer-songwriter Lou Reed, formerly of cult ground-breaking rock 'n' roll noise group the Velvet Underground. 3 / 25 Hulton Archive Headshot of American rock and roll musician Lou Reed at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 21, 1990. 4 / 25 Liam Nicholls Lou Reed performs at the Regent Theater on Oct. 17, 2000, in Melbourne, Australia. 5 / 25 Kevin Winter Singer Lou Reed poses at an autograph signing to promote his new CD "NYC Man" at Tower Records on June 23, 2003, in West Hollywood, Calif. 6 / 25 Vince Bucci Musician/poet Lou Reed puts his handprints in cement at a ceremony inducting him into the Hollywood Rock Walk on June 24, 2003, at the Guitar Center store in Hollywood, Calif. 7 / 25 Vince Bucci Musician/poet Lou Reed (left) and actor Ruben Blades attend a ceremony inducting Reed into the Hollywood Rock Walk on June 24, 2003, at the Guitar Center store in Hollywood, Calif. 8 / 25 Frank Micelotta Lou Reed and Dave Grohl speak on stage during the 45th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 23, 2003, in New York City. 9 / 25 Scott Gries Singer Lou Reed appears onstage during the 2003 Rock the Vote Awards at the Roseland Ballroom on Feb. 22, 2003, in New York City. 10 / 25 Scott Gries Musicians Lou Reed (center), David Byrne (left) and Rosanne Cash (right) attend a news conference to launch "Musicians United to Win Without War" on Feb. 27, 2003, at the Warwick Hotel in New York City. 11 / 25 Lawrence Lucier Songwriter Lou Reed (left) and multimedia artist Laurie Anderson attend Interview Magazine and Adidas' celebration of the publication of songwriter Lou Reed's photo book "Emotion in Action" at Cooper Classics Collection on Nov. 3, 2003, in New York City. 12 / 25 Brad Barket Wyclef Jean and Lou Reed arrive at the American Civil Liberties Unions Freedom Concert after party at the Mandarin Hotel on Oct. 4, 2004, in New York. 13 / 25 Evan Agostini Director Pedro Almodovar chats with musician Lou Reed at the "Bad Education" screening at the 42nd New York Film Festival on Oct. 9, 2004, at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, in New York City. 14 / 25 Karl Walter Musician Lou Reed performs at All Tomorrow's Parties at the Queen Mary on Nov. 6, 2004, in Los Angeles. 15 / 25 Scott Gries From left, Ray Davies, Trey Anastasio and Lou Reed perform onstage during the 15th annual Tibet House benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 9, 2005, in New York City. 16 / 25 Gareth Davies Musician Lou Reed poses in the pressroom with the Special International Award at the 50th Ivor Novello Awards at Grosvenor House on May 26, 2005, in London. 17 / 25 Erik S. Lesser Singer-songwriter Lou Reed performs at the Music Midtown festival on June 10, 2005, in Atlanta. 18 / 25 Fernando Leon Singer Lou Reed performs onstage during the "Soul to Soul: From the Heart of NY to the Heart of New Orleans" concert in Central Park on Sept. 28, 2005, in New York City. 19 / 25 Stephen Munday Singer Lou Reed performs in concert after the Medal Ceremony at the Medals Plaza on Day 13 of the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 23, 2006, in Turin, Italy. 20 / 25 Scott Gries Musicians Lou Reed and Pink onstage at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 31, 2006, in New York City. 21 / 25 Mat Szwajkos From left, actor Steve Buscemi, musician Moby, director of Huffington Post Arianna Huffington and musician Lou Reed attend MoveOn.org's "Call for Change" on Oct. 14, 2006, in New York City. 22 / 25 Mat Szwajkos Musician Lou Reed and director of Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington calls volunteers to thank them for their hard work for MoveOn.org's "Call for Change" on Oct. 14, 2006, in New York City. 23 / 25 Jim Dyson Former Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed performs at the Hammersmith Apollo, during his "Berlin" European tour, on June 30, 2007, in London. 24 / 25 Bryan Bedder Recording artist LL Cool J, musician Lou Reed and photographer Mark Seliger attend the Mark Seliger's 401 Projects' "Vision of Rock " exhibition at 401 Projects on Sept. 8, 2007, in New York City. 25 / 25 Carlos Alvarez Singer Lou Reed attends a photocall for "Berlin" during the 55th San Sebastian International Film Festival on Sept. 27, 2007, at Kursaal Palace in San Sebastian, Spain.