The musician died on 65-m to year of life
Malcolm Young. 2014. Mexicoto: Zuma/TASS
Died one of the founders of the Australian group AC/DC Malcolm young. The message on it appeared on the official group page in Facebook. The musician was 64 years old.
“It is with deep and sincere sadness for AC/DC to announce the death of Malcolm young. Malcolm together with Angus was the founder and Creator of AC/DC. He was the driving force behind the group with his usual dedication and efficiency. As a guitarist, songwriter and visionary, he was a unique person”, – is spoken in the message.
As reported on the official website of the group, Yang “died peacefully surrounded by her family.” His family asked those who want to honor the memory of a musician, not send flowers and instead donate money to a charity organization “salvation Army”.
Malcolm young is no longer performing with the band in 2014 because of illness. He was diagnosed with dementia. During his last concert tour young because of problems with memory before every concert they had to re-learn to play the songs of AC/DC, the writing of which he once participated. Instead, the group was joined by his nephew, Stevie young.
A native of Scotland Malcolm young and his brother Angus founded the band AC/DC in Sydney in 1973. The team is considered one of the pioneers in the genre of hard rock.