Hall of Fame musician and former Yardbird guitarist dies following short bout with bacterial meningiti

Beck’s family confirmed the former Yardbirds guitarist’s death Wednesday. “On behalf of his family,

Beck’s family said in a statement. “After suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis, he peacefully passed away yesterday.

His family asks for privacy while they process this tremendous loss.”

Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page, Beck’s Yardbirds bandmate who inducted the guitarist into the Rock Hall in 2009,

The six stringed Warrior is no longer here for us to admire the spell he could weave around our mortal emotions.

Jeff could channel music from the ethereal.

Jeff could channel music from the ethereal.