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Texas music legend Ray Hennig dead at 91

A celebration of life event is expected to be announced once it can be done so safely.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: The related video was published regarding the recent closure of Threadgill's.

Texas music industry legend Ray Hennig of Heart of Texas music died on April 30, 2020. Hennig leaves behind a legacy of 50 years of memories and relationships that helped define Austin's music scene.

RELATED: Austin icon Threadgill's closing permanently after coronavirus pandemic

Hennig was known as the godfather of Texas music stores. He supplied music equipment to legendary artists such as Stevie Ray and Jimmy Vaughn, Willie Nelson, Eric Johnson, Ray Benson, Christopher Cross and Billy Gibbons to name a few.

A celebration of life event is expected to be announced once it can be done so safely.

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