the doors http://wamc.org en Dead At 74, Doors Founder Ray Manzarek Celebrated Dionysian Legacy http://wamc.org/post/dead-74-doors-founder-ray-manzarek-celebrated-dionysian-legacy <p>Organist Ray Manzarek, a founding member of The Doors, died yesterday after a battle with cancer.</p><p>If Jim Morrison got the life-after-death rock sainthood that attaches itself to the genreā€™s fallen frontmen, Ray Manzarek became the torchbearer for the sometimes loved, sometimes despised, always compelling group that was both a pop success and a beguiling circus.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 15:50:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 65183 at http://wamc.org Dead At 74, Doors Founder Ray Manzarek Celebrated Dionysian Legacy