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Meat Loaf: 1947 - 2022

U.S. singer Meat Loaf performs during the German game show "Wetten Dass" (Bet it...?) in the southern German town of Friedrichshafen December 3, 2011.    REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

U.S. singer Meat Loaf performs during the German game show "Wetten Dass" (Bet it...?) in the southern German town of Friedrichshafen December 3, 2011.    REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

U.S. singer Meat Loaf performs during the German game show "Wetten Dass" (Bet it...?) in the southern German town of Friedrichshafen December 3, 2011.    REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Meat Loaf performs during the German game show "Wetten Dass" (Bet it...?) in the southern German town of Friedrichshafen December 3, 2011.    REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Meat Loaf performs during the German game show "Wetten Dass" (Bet it...?) in the southern German town of Friedrichshafen December 3, 2011.    REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Meat Loaf performs during the German game show "Wetten Dass" (Bet it...?) in the southern German town of Friedrichshafen December 3, 2011.    REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Singer Meat Loaf performs prior to the Football World Bowl final of the NFL Europe between Frankfurt Galaxy and Hamburg Sea Devils in Frankfurt June 23, 2007.  REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Singer Meat Loaf performs prior to the Football World Bowl final of the NFL Europe between Frankfurt Galaxy and Hamburg Sea Devils in Frankfurt June 23, 2007.  REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Singer Meat Loaf performs prior to the Football World Bowl final of the NFL Europe between Frankfurt Galaxy and Hamburg Sea Devils in Frankfurt June 23, 2007.  REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Meat Loaf attends a news conference promoting his latest album "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" in Hong Kong September 4, 2006.    REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Meat Loaf attends a news conference promoting his latest album "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" in Hong Kong September 4, 2006.    REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Meat Loaf attends a news conference promoting his latest album "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" in Hong Kong September 4, 2006.    REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Meat Loaf arrives at the 30th Brit Awards ceremony at Earl's Court in London, February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor

Meat Loaf arrives at the 30th Brit Awards ceremony at Earl's Court in London, February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor

Meat Loaf arrives at the 30th Brit Awards ceremony at Earl's Court in London, February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor
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Meat Loaf pitches during the Hollywood Stars baseball game 2009 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles July 25, 2009.   REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Meat Loaf pitches during the Hollywood Stars baseball game 2009 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles July 25, 2009.   REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Meat Loaf pitches during the Hollywood Stars baseball game 2009 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles July 25, 2009.   REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Meat Loaf poses on the red carpet of the World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, California, March 1, 2008.  REUTERS/Hector Mata

Meat Loaf poses on the red carpet of the World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, California, March 1, 2008.  REUTERS/Hector Mata

Meat Loaf poses on the red carpet of the World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, California, March 1, 2008.  REUTERS/Hector Mata
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Meat Loaf performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York October 27, 2006.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Meat Loaf performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York October 27, 2006.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Meat Loaf performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York October 27, 2006.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Actress Gillian Anderson and singer/actor Meat Loaf pose at the premiere of their new film, " The Mighty,"  in Los Angeles October 7, 1998. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Actress Gillian Anderson and singer/actor Meat Loaf pose at the premiere of their new film, " The Mighty," in Los Angeles October 7, 1998. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Actress Gillian Anderson and singer/actor Meat Loaf pose at the premiere of their new film, " The Mighty," in Los Angeles October 7, 1998. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
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Meat Loaf gestures during a news conference promoting his latest album "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" in Hong Kong September 4, 2006. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Meat Loaf gestures during a news conference promoting his latest album "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" in Hong Kong September 4, 2006. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Meat Loaf gestures during a news conference promoting his latest album "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" in Hong Kong September 4, 2006. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Meat Loaf attends a news conference announcing the October 31, 2006 release of his album 'Bat Out of Hell III' in New York, July 31, 2006.  REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky

Meat Loaf attends a news conference announcing the October 31, 2006 release of his album 'Bat Out of Hell III' in New York, July 31, 2006.  REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky

Meat Loaf attends a news conference announcing the October 31, 2006 release of his album 'Bat Out of Hell III' in New York, July 31, 2006.  REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky
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Katharine McPhee one of the two finalists on the American Idol television show, performs a duet with singer Meat Loaf during the show's final telecast, in Hollywood, May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello

Katharine McPhee one of the two finalists on the American Idol television show, performs a duet with singer Meat Loaf during the show's final telecast, in Hollywood, May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello

Katharine McPhee one of the two finalists on the American Idol television show, performs a duet with singer Meat Loaf during the show's final telecast, in Hollywood, May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello
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Actor Will Ferrell and singer/songwriter Meat Loaf shake hands before the start of an MLB baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts July 17, 2006. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Actor Will Ferrell and singer/songwriter Meat Loaf shake hands before the start of an MLB baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts July 17, 2006. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Actor Will Ferrell and singer/songwriter Meat Loaf shake hands before the start of an MLB baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts July 17, 2006. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
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Katharine McPhee one of the two finalists on the American Idol television show, performs a duet with singer Meat Loaf during the final telecast in Hollywood, May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello

Katharine McPhee one of the two finalists on the American Idol television show, performs a duet with singer Meat Loaf during the final telecast in Hollywood, May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello

Katharine McPhee one of the two finalists on the American Idol television show, performs a duet with singer Meat Loaf during the final telecast in Hollywood, May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello
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Musicians Meat Loaf and Nikki Sixx attend a news conference announcing the October 31, 2006 release of Meat Loaf's album 'Bat Out of Hell III' in New York July 31, 2006. REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky

Musicians Meat Loaf and Nikki Sixx attend a news conference announcing the October 31, 2006 release of Meat Loaf's album 'Bat Out of Hell III' in New York July 31, 2006. REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky

Musicians Meat Loaf and Nikki Sixx attend a news conference announcing the October 31, 2006 release of Meat Loaf's album 'Bat Out of Hell III' in New York July 31, 2006. REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky
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Katharine McPhee and singer Meat Loaf acknowledge the audience after performing a duet during the final telecast of American Idol in Hollywood, May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello

Katharine McPhee and singer Meat Loaf acknowledge the audience after performing a duet during the final telecast of American Idol in Hollywood, May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello

Katharine McPhee and singer Meat Loaf acknowledge the audience after performing a duet during the final telecast of American Idol in Hollywood, May 24, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello
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Singer Meat Loaf and his fiancee Deborah arrive at the North American premiere of "We Will Rock You" at Paris Las Vegas' Le Theatre de Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada September 8, 2004. REUTERS/Ethan Miller

Singer Meat Loaf and his fiancee Deborah arrive at the North American premiere of "We Will Rock You" at Paris Las Vegas' Le Theatre de Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada September 8, 2004. REUTERS/Ethan Miller

Singer Meat Loaf and his fiancee Deborah arrive at the North American premiere of "We Will Rock You" at Paris Las Vegas' Le Theatre de Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada September 8, 2004. REUTERS/Ethan Miller
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Meat Loaf answers questions during a press conference in Mexico City, August 7, 2003.  REUTERS/Henry Romero

Meat Loaf answers questions during a press conference in Mexico City, August 7, 2003. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Meat Loaf answers questions during a press conference in Mexico City, August 7, 2003. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Singer Meat Loaf carries baseball legend Steve Garvey (top) back toward third base after Garvey hit a home run during the 2001 All-Star Legends and Celebrity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle July 8, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Jones

Singer Meat Loaf carries baseball legend Steve Garvey (top) back toward third base after Garvey hit a home run during the 2001 All-Star Legends and Celebrity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle July 8, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Jones

Singer Meat Loaf carries baseball legend Steve Garvey (top) back toward third base after Garvey hit a home run during the 2001 All-Star Legends and Celebrity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle July 8, 2001. REUTERS/Peter Jones
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U.S. singer Meat Loaf performs during a "Wetten, dass...?!" (BetIt...?!) TV show in the southern German town of Boeblingen January 25, 2003. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski REUTERS

U.S. singer Meat Loaf performs during a "Wetten, dass...?!" (BetIt...?!) TV show in the southern German town of Boeblingen January 25, 2003. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski REUTERS

U.S. singer Meat Loaf performs during a "Wetten, dass...?!" (BetIt...?!) TV show in the southern German town of Boeblingen January 25, 2003. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski REUTERS
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