Daniel Johnston, Quirky, Troubled and Beloved Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 58

Daniel Johnston, the eccentric singer-songwriter who was beloved by many fans in spite of — or even because of — his battles with mental health issues, has died at 58. His hometown newspaper, the Austin Chronicle, confirmed with Johnston’s former…

Daniel Johnston, the eccentric singer-songwriter who was beloved by many fans in spite of — or even because of — his battles with mental health issues, has died at 58. His hometown newspaper, the Austin Chronicle, confirmed with Johnston’s former manager, Jeff Tartakov, that the artist died of a heart attack Tuesday night. Johnston released […]