|Leah Marie King: Dead at 34 - tragic news - RIP|
Nashville—Extraordinary guitarist, songwriter, and rock artist Leah Marie King ended her life on June 24, 2014, at the age of 34.
Leah captivated audiences with her sensational skills as a guitarist and her passionate lyrics as a songwriter. Her music is loved by over 35,000 fans and followers across North America and around the world.
Leah Marie King moved to Nashville in 2011. It was there that her brilliant playing, engaging performances, and songwriting skills gave rise to a growing fan base and worldwide audiences and music industry attention.
Leah Marie King was born in Vancouver, Canada. Growing up in both rural Western Canada and the suburbs of New York City, Leah drew upon a wide range of experiences reflected in her strong lyrical content and unique songwriting style. She picked up her first guitar at the age of 15, highly influenced by her music-loving family. She was a self-taught guitarist and songwriter.
Leah attended the University of Lethbridge and graduated with distinction. She held a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Psychology and Philosophy. It was at University where one of her professors had a band that inspired her to consider a music career.
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