Information reaching Ngnews247, The singer-songwriter who created the Castanets, Raymond Raposa, passed away at the age of 41. Let’s see what happened to him and his cause of death in detail
Raymond Raposa Cause of Death
Sufjan Stevens posted a message on his Tumblr confirming the news, stating: “Ray Raposa passed away yesterday.
He was an outstanding musician, a kind friend, and a shining light. Working with him was always a joy and a challenging spiritual journey.
Here, there are heavy hearts and great grief. May Ray’s spirit shine brilliantly after death! And may you be blessed with unending brightness. I cherish you.
The family of Raymond Raposa also released the following statement via Riot Act Media: “It is with deep sorrow that we announce Raymond’s passing. As a son, brother, uncle, friend, and musician, Raymond was fantastic. His absence will be felt deeply. Cause of death has not yet revealed.
Who was Raymond Raposa?
Raposa, who was born in Michigan City, Indiana in 1981, was raised in California and began his career as a musician with the free-jazz ensemble Womb. Raposa spent four years traveling the US by Greyhound bus after dropping out of high school at the age of 15.
Stevens was swiftly drawn to him after hearing his 2002 song “What Kind Of Cure” with Nathan Delffs, and he quickly signed Raposa to his label, Asthmatic Kitty. The two relocated to Brooklyn in 2004.
Raposa’s debut album as Castanets, Cathedral, was released in 2004. Castanets rose to prominence in the ’00s freak-folk movement as the project’s notoriety increased.
Under the name, he issued six additional records, including 2005’s First Light’s Freeze. In The Vines from 2007
The City Of Refuge from 2008 Texas Rose, The Thaw, And The Beasts from 2009 Decimation Blues from 2014 and Little Death Shaker from 2012. (NGNEWS247. COM)