Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead would have been the grand old age of 66 today. He died 13 years ago and nearly died in 1986 due to a diabetic coma.
Jerry is best known for his guitar playing, earning him #13 on the Rolling Stones Greatest list. Apart from the Grateful Dead he also released solo albums, and co-founded New Riders of the Purple Sage
Rest in peace Jerry;
Here's a great review of the Dead's latest live offerings