Public memorial to be held for Lou Reed in New York City

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Lou Reed , who expanded the boundaries of pop lyrics dramatically, underwent a liver transplant this year. Getty Images

According to the late-Lou Reed’s official Facebook page, a public memorial will be held in New York City this Thursday at the Lincoln Center to honor, celebrate, and mourn the legendary musician.

Here is the message that was left:

"New York: Lou Reed at Lincoln Center"
A gathering open to the public - no speeches. no live performances, just Lou's voice, guitar music & songs - playing the recordings selected by his family and friends.

The Paul Milstein Pool & Terrace at Lincoln Center
Thursday November 14th. Time 1:00PM to 4:00PM