died at the age of 67 in New York City due to some internal complications, a
publicist for the band confirmed.
past several weeks but, sadly, succumbed to complications from rheumatoid
arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia,” reads a post on the
band’s official website.
Meisner and Bernie Leadon co-founded the Eagles back in 1971 after performing as
the backup for rock singer Linda Ronstadt.
and profound sorrow,” Henley said in a statement Monday.
know that crossing paths with Glenn Lewis Frey in 1970 changed my life forever,
and it eventually had an impact on the lives of millions of other people all
over the planet.
a world without him in it,” Henley added. “But, I will be grateful,
every day that he was in my life. Rest in peace, my brother. You did what you
set out to do, and then some.”
made them one of the most popular bands with hit songs such as “Hotel
California”, “Peaceful Easy Feeling”, “Already Gone”
and “Take It Easy”.
they reunited in 1994 releasing an album titled “Hell Freezes Over”
as Henley jokingly stated that the band would only get back together when hell
The Eagles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.