a musician and the author of the song "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" — which helped pioneer sounds that would fuse to become rap — died Friday in
. He was 62.
Scott-Heron, who mixed minimalistic percussion and spoken-word performances tinged with politics in a style he sometimes referred to as bluesology, recorded
in the 1970s in Harlem.
A full obituary will appear in the Sunday print edition of The Times and at