Poison Girls' Vi Subversa Dead At 80

(TeamRock Radio) Vi Subversa, the singer and guitarist of anarcho-punk outfit Poison Girls, has died aged 80. Her son Pete Fender confirmed the news of her passing in a posting on Facebook.

His statement reads: "It is with deep sorrow that I have to announce the mourning of my wonderful mum Frances Sokolov, known to many as Vi Subversa, who has passed away peacefully following a short illness.

"We know that her death will come as a shock. Vi had recently celebrated her 80th birthday and only a few short weeks ago gave what was to be her final performance.

"Vi led an extraordinary life in a variety of fields, but was no doubt best known as the lead singer, lyricist and rhythm guitarist in Poison Girls. She was a key figure to a lot of people and we know that there will be a great many who would wish to pay tribute to her music and words, as well as to her remarkable achievements in life. We know too that she would want this to happen." Read more here.

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