Music world mourns death of country music legend Johnny Cash
Legendary country music singer Johnny Cash has died at a hospital in Nashville, Tenn., his manager says. He was 71.
Cash had recently been released from a hospital after being treated for an unspecified stomach ailment.
"Johnny died due to complications from diabetes, which resulted in respiratory failure," said Cash's manager, Lou Robin, in a press release.
His wife, June Carter Cash, died in May of complications from heart surgery.
Known as "The Man in Black", his hits included Ring of Fire and A Boy Named Sue, Folsom Prison Blues, I Walk the Line, and Sunday Morning Coming Down.
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Cash won 11 Grammys and was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1980 and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.
His daughter Roseanne Cash is also a successful singer.