Lewis Largent Died – Cause Of Death Explained

Lewis Largent, a former MTV VJ for the show 120 minutes passed away on 20th February 2023. Lewis is a well-known musical figure who was popular during the 80s and 90s in the field of alternative music.

Lewis was battling a long-term illness about which much information is not given. Lewis was 58 years old when he passes.

Cause of death

A member of his family gave a piece of official news regarding Lewis’s death. Lewis Largent passed away after being in long-term illness. No specific information regarding his death or his illness has been given out up till now.

Who is Lewis Largent?

Lewis Largent, who was born in West Covina, California, in 1965, started his radio career as a student at California State University, Long Beach. Lewis Largent graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a BA  in creative writing. He then obtained his MFA in 2015.

Lewis Largent’s Career

Lewis landed his first job as a DJ at the school’s radio station, KUCI, and immediately gained attention and established a reputation in the neighborhood music scene.

Largent was employed as a DJ at KROQ, the renowned Los Angeles radio station that was instrumental in promoting alternative and punk rock in the country, in 1986. Many of the up-and-coming alternative rock bands that Largent enthusiastically supported during his time at KROQ would go on to become well-known artists. Among the bands, he assisted in launching were Nirvana and Pearl Jam. His influence went far beyond the airwaves and into Soundgarden.

Largent also regularly appeared on MTV’s “120 Minutes,” a show that featured videos of alternative and indie rock, and he made use of his platform to support up-and-coming musical acts.

Lewis Largent’s Family

Lewis Largent is married to Julie Greenwald. Julie Greenwald is a popular figure in the music industry and has worked with renowned celebrities like Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, and Cardi B. Julie Greenwald is the CEO and Chairman of Atlantic Music Group.

Lewis and Julie have two children.

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