Jeff Buckley: A Modern Day Orpheus

Why His Voice Remains Strong Years After His Death

Photo Credits: Merri Cyr (Jeff Buckley | Merri Cyr)

Later this month, on May 29, will mark 22 years since singer Jeff Buckley died of an accidental drowning when he was only 30 years old. Following his death, his only completed studio album Grace became an instant classic, but as time marches on, I fear his name is fading from the modern musical lexicon. Like the mythical Orpheus, Buckley was a musician…