Ben Kweller’s son, Dorian Zev, killed in a car accident
singer-songwriter Ben KwellerHis 16-year-old son, Dorian Zev Kweller, died on Monday, the singer confirmed. Kweller’s wife, Liz, wrote in a social media post that Dorian died in a car accident. Dorian was an aspiring musician and released several songs under the Zev name.
“There’s no way I can write this, but I’m… Our son Dorian Zev Kweller was killed last night,” Ben Kweller wrote in a statement posted to Instagram on Tuesday. “He was only 16 and a true legend. Dearest, gentle soul, a friend to all. If you knew him, you know. We’ll never get over him as long as we’re here on earth. Please keep his spirit alive with your memories and the music he made: @reallyzev.”
“Dorian Zev wrote and recorded songs every day,” Ben continues. “A true poet from the day he began to speak. Few of his recordings were released, but he was on a journey and excited about his journey. He had so many plans!!! His first gig was at SXSW in two weeks. My last text with him was about the merch he wanted to make. My little boy was on the starting line with so much life ahead of him…I have no idea why this is happening. We are completely shocked and don’t know what the future will bring. Lizzy, Judah and I have no idea how to deal with this disaster. Thank you for your prayers and support and we apologize for the slow response to messages.”
Zev is survived by his parents and younger brother Judah.
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