The pioneering icon of industrial music and the Avant Garde passes away at 70
Experimental audio/visual icon Genesis P-Orridge passed away following a valiant two-year battle with Leukemia at the age of 70.
The official word of h/er death arrived earlier today from the artist’s daughters in a public statement shared by Porridge’s manager Ryan Martin:
Dear friends, family and loving supporters,
It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge.
S/he had been battling leukemia for two and a half years and dropped he/r body early this morning, Saturday March 14th, 2020.
S/he will be laid to rest with h/er other half, Jaqueline “Lady Jaye” Breyer who left us in 2007, where they will be re-united. Thank you for your love and support and for respecting our privacy as we are grieving.
Caresse & Genesse P-Orridge
Meanwhile, legendary music impresario Michael Des Barres said it best in his tribute to Gen on Twitter:
The Rock & Roll Globe pays homage to Genesis with this career spanning mix traversing across her work in Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV and beyond.