A memorial service for Gil Scott-Heron, the musician and poet who passed away last Friday, has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 2nd at Riverside Church in New York City. A public viewing will be held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday as well. The viewing will take place at New York's Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel on 81st Street and Madison Avenue...

Nicole Marie Melton
Jun, 01, 2011


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A memorial service for Gil Scott-Heron, the musician and poet who passed away last Friday, has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 2nd at Riverside Church in New York City.

A public viewing will be held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday as well. The viewing will take place at New York's Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel on 81st Street and Madison Avenue.

Scott-Heron's cause of death remains unknown, but Associated Press reports that he became ill after returning from a trip to Europe.