A Tribute to Ric Ocasek. Cars front-man Hall of Fame singer / song-writer Ric Ocasek passed away at age 75 on September 15, 2019 at his home in New York. Ocasek was the lead-singer - song-writer of The Cars, a New Wave / Punk - Pop Band that found great success in the late 70s and 1980s selling 6 Million copies of their 1978 debut album The Cars.
Ocasek was married to Super Model Paulina Parikova. Following Ocaseks death, hsi wife Paulina Tweeted,
“Ric was at home recuperating very well after surgery,” the statement read. “Our two sons, Jonathan and Oliver, and I were making sure he was comfortable, ordering food and watching TV together. I found him still asleep when I was delivering his Sunday morning coffee.”