Fans and friends are paying tribute to Terry Callier, one of Massive Attack's most celebrated collaborators.
The jazz and soul singer has died, aged 67, reportedly found dead at his home on Sunday, with saxophonist Gene Barge confirming his death to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Terry Callier was rediscovered later in his career through collaborations with Beth Orton and Massive Attack
Callier started his career aged 17 after signing a deal with Chess Records and recorded his debut track 'Look At Me Now', which was released in 1963.
He went on to put out a string of critically acclaimed albums, toured with George Benson and Gil Scott-Heron and also collaborated with Beth Orton and Massive Attack, who produced his 2009 album 'Hidden Conversations'...
Orton has taken to Twitter.com to pay tribute to Callier, sharing a video of herself performing with him in London in 1997.
This was one of the best nights of my life. Such a privilege and joy- RIP dear Terry Callier youtu.be/x3UPuaqXP80
-- Beth Orton (@beth_orton) October 28, 2012
Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody also tweeted, "Terry Callier RIP. A great soul-folk legend. A sad day," while The Charlatans rocker Tim Burgess adds, "The world has lost another beautiful voice. Rest in peace Terry Callier."
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