Daniel Johnston, a particular people vocalist musician and visual craftsman whose strange vocation and battles with psychological instability presented to him a religion following and enlivened a narrative film, has passed on at age 58.
As indicated by an announcement issued by his family, Johnston kicked the bucket of regular causes Wednesday morning at his Houston-territory home. His sibling, Dick Johnston, says Daniel had been tormented for a considerable length of time with medical problems.
Artists, for example, Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits, just as “The Simpsons” maker Matt Groening, are among the individuals who have communicated an affection for Johnston’s work.
Johnston’s battles with hyper gloom framed the core of the Oscar-selected 2005 narrative “The Devil and Daniel Johnston.” His tunes frequently contained blameless requests for adoration and bore titles, for example, “Life in Vain,” ”True Love Will Find You at last” and “Strolling the Cow.”