Death of Steve Harwell: Smash Mouth singer dies aged 56

Steve Harwell, singer and founder of rock band Smash Mouth, died on Monday, his manager announced.

Death of Steve Harwell: Smash Mouth singer dies aged 56

Steve Harwell, singer and founder of rock band Smash Mouth, died on Monday, his manager announced.

Steve Harwell, lead singer and founder of American rock band Smash Mouth, has died. The announcement was made on Monday, September 4, by his manager, media reports across the Atlantic, such as CNN. Aged just 54, he died at his home in Boise, Idaho, with family and friends by his side, according to Smash Mouth manager Robert Hayes.

"Steve Harwell was a pure product of America. Let us remember him for his unwavering focus and passionate determination to achieve pop star status," read a statement posted to the company's social media. rock formation, known particularly for having offered the song All Star to the film Shrek.

If the precise causes of Steve Harwell's disappearance have not yet been communicated, concern about the singer's state of health has been growing in recent days, after the announcement of his placement in palliative care . He had been forced to leave the group Smash Mouth in 2021, due to health problems. Steve Harwell suffered from several pathologies, in particular cardiac.

Steve Harwell founded the band Smash Mouth in 1994, which skyrocketed to fame with singles like All Star and I'm a Believer. The group was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Group / Duo for All Star, a song that became cult after its use in the soundtrack of the animated film Shrek in 2001.

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