The music world sends love to Ben Kweller after a family tragedy.
On February 28, Ben shared his son Dorian Zev Kweller died at age 16.
“Kindest, gentle soul, a friend to all,” he captioned the photo Instagram said Dorian, an aspiring artist. “If you know him, you know. We will never defeat him while we are here on earth.” (According to differentBen’s wife Liz Smith Kweller His private Instagram account shared that Dorian died in a car accident on February 27.)
“Please keep his spirit alive with your memories and the music he made: @reallyzev,” the 41-year-old, who is also with the 12-year-old. JUDAH with his wife, continued. “Dorian Zev writes and records songs every day. A true poet from the day he started speaking. Only a few of his recordings have been released but he is on a path and excited about his journey. “
Ben, a former songwriter together with Ed Sheeran, added that Dorian is already planning for his own music career. “His first gig in two weeks, at SXSW,” he wrote. “My last text with him was about the merch he wanted to make. My son is at the starting line with a lot of life ahead of him… I have no idea why things like this happen. “