Legendary rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died. The musician died of natural causes at his home in Memphis, Tennessee, on Friday morning at the age of 87. This was confirmed by his management in a statement. Lewis was the last living member of a unique generation of groundbreaking new musicians that also included Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Johnny Cash. His biggest hit was the song "Great Balls of Fire".
The US portal "TMZ" incorrectly reported the death of Jerry Lee Lewis on Thursday. However, several people close to him immediately contradicted the report, after which "TMZ" published a correction that Lewis was still alive.