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Devo member Bob Casale dies at age 61

Posted by Emily Wright  February 18, 2014 12:45 PM

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Devo member Bob Casale died at the age of 61 on Feb. 17, according to his brother, Gerald.

Gerald, Devo's founder, announced that Bob's death was caused by heart failure in a Facebook post on Tuesday morning.

Devo, best known for tracks like "Whip It," is still active in the arts scene. Member Mark Mothersbaugh created a trio of songs for the recently released "Lego Movie."

Emily Wright can be reached at emily.wright@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter at @missemilywright.

 

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