Casey Kasem, un des grands de la radio américaine est décédé ce matin à l’âge de 82 ans… Au jourd’hui, à l’antenne de Sirius XM, il y avait quelques unes de ces émissions récentes présentées en rafale à titre d’hommage.
Casey Kasem — the original voice of the American Top 40 countdown — died Sunday morning … TMZ has confirmed.
His daughter Kerri said on Facebook this morning … her dad was surrounded by family and friends. adding, « Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken. »
Casey was suffering from advanced Parkinson’s Disease and dementia. His wife Jean Kasem moved him to a convalescent home in Santa Monica a few months ago.
Kasem founded the « AT 40 » radio franchise back in 1970 … and famously hosted the wildly popular show until 2004. He went on to do several spinoff countdown shows until he retired from radio in 2009.