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Neal Casal

American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer

Neal Casal is ...


Born 2 November 1968 in Denville Township
Died 26 August 2019
Age 50 years, 9 months
Cause hanging

Sex or gender male
Country of citizenship United States of America
Occupation singer-songwriter and guitarist
Instrument guitar, piano, bass guitar and drum kit
Educated at Morris Knolls High School

About Neal Casal

Neal Casal was a multi-talented musician who left an indelible mark on the American music scene. Born on November 2, 1968, in Denville, New Jersey, Casal began playing guitar at a young age and quickly developed a passion for music. He went on to become a prolific songwriter, singer, and producer, and his work has been praised by critics and fans alike.

Casal's career began in the early 1990s when he joined the band Blackfoot. He went on to play with a number of other groups, including Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, and Hard Working Americans. He also released several solo albums, including "Fade Away Diamond Time" and "Sweeten the Distance."

Casal was known for his distinctive guitar playing style, which blended elements of rock, country, and folk music. He was also a talented songwriter, and his lyrics often explored themes of love, loss, and redemption. In addition to his work as a musician, Casal was also a respected photographer and visual artist.

Tragically, Casal passed away on August 26, 2019, at the age of 50. His death was mourned by fans and fellow musicians alike, who praised his talent and his contributions to the world of music. In a statement, Ryan Adams called Casal "a brilliant musician and a beautiful soul."

Despite his untimely death, Casal's legacy lives on through his music and his art. He remains an inspiration to countless musicians and fans, and his contributions to the American music scene will not be forgotten.


- "Neal Casal, Guitarist and Singer, Dead at 50" Rolling Stone, August 27, 2019.

- "Neal Casal, Musician and Photographer, Dies at 50" The New York Times, August 27, 2019.

- "Neal Casal, Guitarist for Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Dead at 50" Pitchfork, August 27, 2019.

About Death

Casal died by suicide on August 26, 2019.

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