Daniel Johnston, an American artist considered one of the icons of indie music, died this week at 58. "He died of natural causes at his home near Houston, Texas," the family confirmed in a statement.
According to US media, the musician died of a heart attack.
"Daniel was a singer, songwriter, artist and friend of all. Despite struggling with mental problems for much of his adult life, Daniel overcame the disease through his prolific production of art and songs. He inspired countless inspirations. fans, artists and songwriters with their message that, no matter how dark the day, 'the sun shines down on me' and 'true love will find you in the end', "wrote the family.
Two years ago, the artist, who suffered from schizophrenia and bipolarity, announced his last tour. At the concerts, Daniel Johnston played with some of the musicians who had inspired him.
In 2013, Daniel Johnston took the stage of the NOS Primavera Sound festival in Porto City Park.
"True love will find you in the end" was the great success of the musician's career and inspired dozens of artists around the world, including Kurt Cobain, who wore a t-shirt with the album cover "Hi, How Are You" , by Johnston.