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Indie Musicians Who Fought Cancer

1. Carey Lander (Camera Obscura)

Diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2011, Lander died in 2015 at 33 years old.

2. Benjamin Curtis (School of Seven Bells)

In early 2013, Curtis was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma at 34 years old. He died in December 2013.

3. Charles Bissell (The Wrens)

Diagnosed in 2016, Bissell is currently fighting multiple myeloma.

4. Annakalmia Traver (Rubblebucket)

In 2013, Traver was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 29. She’s currently healthy/in remission.

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Benjamin Curtis

Benjamin Curtis, of the duo School of Seven Bells, died last week from cancer. 

Thank you, Ben, for writing such an amazing song “Windstorm” — here’s a live acoustic version:

Benjamin Curtis

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