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Bluegrass Legend Ralph Stanley Dead at 89

Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley has passed away at the age of 89. Stanley passed away peacefully in his sleep after a battle with skin cancer.

Stanley and his brother Carter helped to spread bluegrass music.  Stanley gained notoriety late in his life for the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Stanley won a Grammy for his performance of “O Death.” He also received the “Living Legend” award from the Library of Congress.

Stanley is also a member of the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.

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