Steve Harwell, artist who rose to fame as the leader of the band Smash Mouth, did this died at the age of 56. Just a few days ago it was reported that the singer had entered one palliative care center after fighting one for several years liver failure and a cardiomyopathy.
TMZ first reported on Harwell’s condition, saying the singer was hospitalized for his serious health condition until he and his family opted for placement in a hospice so he could spend his final days in your address alongside liver failure and cardiomyopathy Harwell had been diagnosed of Wernicke encephalopathya disease that affects motor functions such as language and memory.
“He is surrounded by his family and friends,” Harwell’s rep wrote in a statement to Vulture when he was rushed to the hospital. “The only thing I would like to add is that we hope that people Respect the privacy of Steve and his family at this difficult time.”
“Steve’s legacy will live on through music”
The cause of death was liver failure, Hayes said in a statement to Rolling Stone, in which he also revealed that the singer “died peacefully and peacefully.”
“Steve he had been retired from Smash Mouth for two yearsand the band continues to tour new singer Zach Goodesaid Hayes. “Nevertheless, Steve’s legacy will live on through music.” With Steve, Smash Mouth has more than sold 10 million discs worldwide and has topped the charts with two number one numbers on the singles charts and five top 40three Hot 100 Singlesfour albums Billboard 200 and a Grammy nominationnot to mention the hundreds of film and television credits and of course that Shrek offers pieces of music”
“Steve’s iconic voice is one of the most recognizable of his generation. He loved the fans and loved the stage,” Harwell’s rep continues, affirming that the artist “should be remembered for his voice.” unbreakable concentration and his fierce determination to reach pop star heights.
Born in Santa Clara, California in January 1967, Harwell was a founding member of the rock band Smash Mouth in 1994 and was with the group until their retirement in 2021. Him and the bass player Paul DeLisle They were the only two members of the band until Harwell’s departure.