Anton Fier, an early member of The Lounge Lizards and The Feelies, led The Golden Palominos, and was a major player in the downtown NYC scene, has died at age 66. While there has been no official statement, tributes have been coming in Wednesday night from friends and collaborators.
John Lurie wrote, "Very sorry to hear about the passing of Anton Fier.The Lounge Lizards would never have gotten off the ground without him. He showed us how to work on music. Demanded it."