English musician and record producer best known as the bass guitarist for the alternative rock band Pulp, Steve Mackey, has died aged 56.
Mackey passed away after a three-month health battle in hospital, the musicians revealed on social media today.
His wife Katie has also shared a tribute to the “most talented man”.
She wrote: “After three months in hospital, fighting with all his strength and determination, we are shocked and devastated to have said goodbye to my brilliant, beautiful husband Steve Mackey.
“Steve died today, a loss which has left myself, his son Marley, parents Kath and Paul, sister Michelle and many friends all heartbroken.
“Steve was the most talented man I knew, an exceptional musician, producer, photographer and filmmaker
“As in life, he was adored by everyone whose paths he crossed in the multiple creative disciplines he conquered.
“I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all the NHS staff who worked tirelessly for Steve.
“He will be missed beyond words.”
As fans and friends pay tribute to the late Steve Mackey, we take a look at his early days with wife, Katie Grand, and their son, Marley.
Profile summary of Katie Grand
Who is Katie Grand, Steve Mackey wife?
Katie Grand is a British stylist, creative director, journalist and the wife of late English musician, Steve Mackey.
Katie Grand, 51, was born in Leeds, England, April 1971 and grew up in Selly Oak, Birmingham.
She founded the fashion magazine LOVE in 2009, followed by fashion bible and creative agency Perfect in 2020.
Katie has worked for various brands such as Topshop, Louis Vuitton and Prada.
When did Katie Grand get married to Steve Mackey?
Steve married Katie Grand in 2009.
How many children did Katie Grand have with Steve Mackey?
Steve Mackey and Katie Grand never had a child together.
However, Katie Grand was a step mother to Steve Mackey’s son, Marley Mackey.
Marley Mackey was born in 1996.