Marc Spitz, Veteran Music Journalist and Author, Dead at 47

Marc Spitz, a music journalist, playwright and author, has died at the age of 47. Rolling Stone has confirmed the author's death, though a cause was not immediately available.

Spitz wrote for publications including Spin, the New York Times, Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone and was the author of several music books including 2001's

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