Brent Grulke

 

 

Age: 51

 

Summary: creative director of South by Southwest Music Festival since 1994 who was instrumental in transforming the annual music festival in Austin, Texas from a regional event into a sprawling, sought-after proving ground for musicians from around the world, in which the 2012 SXSW last March presented more than 2,000 acts on 104 stages throughout the city over six days.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: January 25, 1961

 

Died: August 13, 2012

 

Location: Austin, Texas