Nick Cave is a veteran Australian musician who announced this Monday that his son Jethro Lazenby has died at the age of 31, without detailing the causes of death so far.
“It is with great sadness that I can confirm that my son, Jethro, has passed away”, said today the versatile UK-based singer in a terse statement released by the British music publication NME.
It turns out that the 64-year-old Bad Seeds frontman adds that he would be “grateful” if “right now” his family could enjoy “privacy” in the face of the death of his son Jethro Lazenby.
Son of musician Nick Cave dies
It should be noted that Jethro Lazenby worked as an actor, photographer and model and that he also used the name Jethro Cave, he had been in prison earlier this year for assaulting his mother, the model Beau Lazenby, in Melbourne, according to some media. communication.
It is also known that born in Melbourne in 1991, Jethro found out that the well-known Australian musician was his father when he was eight years old.
News of his death comes seven years after Cave lost another of his sons, Arthur – whose mother is Cave’s current partner, British designer Susie Bick – who died at the age of 15 after accidentally falling off a cliff in Brighton (England) after taking LSD.
Who is Jethro Lazenby?
Jethro Lazenby was born in 1991 and is the result of the singer’s relationship with Beau Lazenby. Father and son had no relationship until the little boy was seven years old. Jethro acknowledged in an interview that it was a difficult time, but that their relationship improved a lot over time.
Nick Cave acknowledged that he put complications when establishing a relationship with his son in childhood and that it is something that weighs on him today, but, according to him, he made an effort to improve it.
Being almost a teenager, Jethro moved to the United Kingdom and began his career as an artist there. Among his most outstanding works is being a model for brands like Balenciaga and he has been photographed by Hedi Slimane, creative director of Celine.
It should be noted that Cave also began to make his first steps in music, although in his last stage he called himself a photographer. In his Instagram account he exposed some parts of his artistic work.
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