Jim Morrison: 40 years between myth and legend

Jim Morrison: 40 years between myth and legend
Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors, died on July 3, 1971 at the age of 27. He suffered a heart failure in his bathtub in Paris, where he shared an appartment with Pamela Courson. It was assumed that his excessive drinking played a major role in his death and, according to French laws, no autopsy was performed on his body as there were no signs of foul play.

Although Jom Morrison's partying lifestyle was part of his signature, the artist remains best known for his sultry influence on rock'n'roll.

Morrison lived a short but controversial life: he was arrested several times for public drunkeness and larceny, public obscenity, disorderly conduct and for exposing himself on stage during one of his concerts in Miami, in 1969. As a passionate artist, Jim Morrison often spoke of a higher power and a spiritual existence, but still had dfficult moments to overpass in his short life. One way or the other, his beautiful spirit managed to pull to the surface dark, visceral, life changing songs which are still as inspiring today as they were ecades ago.

Jim Morrison, also known as the Lizard King, was ready to finish his career as a rock star and turn to poetry. He managed to publish two volumes of poetry: "The Lords" and "The New Creatures" and found some peace while living with Pamela Courson in Paris.

His death certificate, filled by Courson on July 7, listed the artist as Jim Morrison, poet.

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