Harry Perry Venice Beach death hoax explained: rumours swelled online after a tweet claimed the beloved Venice Beach busker had passed away.

Who is Venice Beach’s Harry Perry?

Harry Perry was born in Washington D.C in 1951. After growing up in Michigan, he made the move to California, where he began performing original songs on Venice Beach in 1973.

He is undoubtedly one of the most famous buskers on Venice Beach. Harry Perry is also known as the Kosmic Krusader, and he is also vegan, straight edge, and a marathon runner.

Harry Perry’s Sikh name is Har Nar Singh Khalsa, and he often performs wearing a Sikh turban.

According to his Twitter profile, he has performed with legendary bands such as The Grateful Dead, Jane’s Addiction, and System Of A Down.

Perry death rumours explained

We have good news for you music lovers: Harry Perry from Venice Beach is alive and well. Like most rumours floating around online, those regarding Perry’s death are not true.

The rumours appear to have started on Twitter, with a now-deleted tweet. The story made it all the way to a Los Angeles subreddit, where it was quickly debunked.

Fans have been questioning the rumour, with many saying they had seen Perry on the Venice Beach boardwalk just hours before.

Harry Perry has debunked these rumours himself with a Facebook post.

Harry Perry Harry Perry is above ground, alive and well. Just spoke to him….it's a hoax. Made my heart skip when someone sent me the msg. Screw you wikipedia…get your sh*t together.

Posted by Deanna Phillips on Monday, December 14, 2020

We’re glad to hear that Harry Perry’s alive and well, and remember – don’t believe everything you read on the internet!

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