The music world is sending like to Ben Kweller after a household tragedy.
On Feb. 28, Ben shared that his son Dorian Zev Kweller died on the age of 16.
“Kindest, mild soul, a good friend to all,” he captioned a photograph on Instagram of Dorian, an aspiring artist. “If you happen to knew him, . We’ll by no means recover from him so long as we’re right here on earth.” (In accordance with Variety, Ben’s spouse Liz Smith Kweller shared on her non-public Instagram account that Dorian handed away in a automobile accident on Feb. 27.)
“Please maintain his spirit alive along with your recollections and the music he made: @reallyzev,” the 41-year-old, who additionally shares 12-year-old Judah along with his spouse, continued. “Dorian Zev wrote and recorded songs on daily basis. A real poet from the day he began talking. Only some of his recordings had been launched however he was on a path and enthusiastic about his journey.”
Ben, a songwriter who has beforehand collaborated with Ed Sheeran, added that Dorian was already planning for his personal music profession. “His first gig was in two weeks, at SXSW,” he wrote. “My final textual content with him was concerning the merch he needed to make. My child boy was on the beginning line with a lot life forward of him… I do not know why issues like this occur.”