SXSW Creative Director Brent Grulke Dies Aged 54

Published 11 years ago on August 14, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

SXSW Creative Director Brent Grulke Dies Aged 54 -

It has been reported that SXSW's creativedirector, Brent Grulkle has passed away.

Grulke, who has worked with festival since 1987 and went on tobecome Creative Director in '94, suffered a cardiac arrestfollowing oral surgery, he was just 54 years old.

SXSW released the following statement:

"A lot of Brent's personality was in SXSW. He wasadventurous and knowledgeable and excited about creative people andendeavours. He didn't like the usual and mundane. He wasopen-minded enough to know that his taste wasn't always the mostimportant thing, so he was open to new things."

The iGuitar team's thoughts are with Brent's family &friends. 



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