Nick Reynolds, Founder of Kingston Trio, Dies at 75

Musician Nick Reynolds, founder of the folk group the Kingston Trio, has died at the age of 75.

Nick Reynolds, a founding member of the Kingston Trio who jump-started the revival folk scene of the late 1950s and paved the way for artists such as Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, has died. He was 75.

Reynolds had been hospitalized with acute respiratory disease and other illnesses, and died Wednesday in San Diego after his family took him off life support, said son Joshua Reynolds.

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