What Happened to Ben Kweller’s Son Dorian Zev? Let’s Get The Details!

Tragic loss. Ben Kweller, a famous singer-songwriter, recently revealed that his son, Dorian Zev, had passed away at the age of 16.

There is no way I should be penning this, but here I am… Dorian Zev Kweller, our son, was shot and killed late last night. At 16, he already had a place in history. Friend to everyone, a person with the kindest, gentlest spirit.

The “Falling” singer, 41, shared a photo of the teen's body and the caption “If you knew him, you know” on Instagram on Tuesday, February 28. Some news agencies have reported that the musician's wife, Liz Kweller, announced the news that her husband, Dorian Zev, had died in a car crash on her own social media account.

What Happened to Ben Kweller’s Son Dorian Zev

Ben then elaborated on his earlier comments on his late son's dedication to music.

Dorian Zev constantly composed and recorded new music. Ever since he first opened his mouth, he's been a poet. The route he was on was promising, and though just a handful of his recordings had been made public, he was eager to get there. He was plotting out a lot of things to do.

Two weeks from now, during SXSW,” he said, referring to the South by Southwest music and arts event held each March in Austin, Texas. His final communication to me was about some merchandise he was planning to produce.

The distraught father went on to say that he and his loved ones were “in full shock” after their tragic loss. My little kid had a promising future ahead of him… ‘I don't understand why this keeps happening,' he wrote.

How Did Ben Kweller’s Son Dorian Zev Kweller Die?

Kweller announced Dorian's death on his Instagram account on Tuesday, February 28. The 41-year-old musician and father of one mournfully captioned a photo of his late kid. I can't possibly be typing this, but here I am…” Dorian Zev Kweller, Jr., our son, was murdered yesterday night. He also praised him for being a good person and a true legend. Dorian was killed in a car accident, which Ben's wife Liz Kweller also announced on Instagram.


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Fans & Friends Paid Tribute to Dorian Zev

Ben’s fellow musicians flooded the comment section with condolences and messages of support.

“We are heartbroken and feel lucky to have known him. Dorian lived sixteen years full of the love and light you gave him,” the official Instagram page for Guster wrote.

Michelle Branch commented: “I’m so sorry. Heartbreaking.”

Ben Lee added: “Oh my god Ben Lizzy I can’t believe this here for you in any way you need love you so much I'm so sorry.”

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