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Australian Singer Nick Cave Loses His Second Son Jethro Lazenby at 31

Nick Cave’s son Jethro Lazenby, who was an actor, model and rapper died at 31. Nick Cave has sadly lost his second son after his son Arthur’s death in 2015. The sad demise of Jethro was confirmed by his grieving father.

Another Son Leaves at a Young Age

One cannot imagine the pain the “Mercy Seat” star is going through right now. Jethro Lazenby was Nick Cave’s second son who passed away yesterday at the age of 31. Nick confirmed the sad news by saying,

“With much sadness, I can confirm that my son, Jethro, has passed away, we would be grateful for family privacy at this time.” Jethro was the child of Nick Cave and Beau Lazenby, who was an Australian model. Nick has now lost two of his four sons.

Cave previously lost his son Arthur who died at the early age of 15 after falling from a cliff near Brighton. He died from severe injuries on 14 July 2015. An inquest found that Arthur had taken LSD before the fall and the coroner ruled his death was an accident.

Cave described Arthur as a “beautiful, happy, loving boy” and the impact of his death on his father was explored in the documentary “One More Time With Feeling”. The documentary also focussed on the making of his Cave’s album “Skeleton Tree”.

Cave also wrote about Arthur’s passing in a letter to a fan who had experienced similar losses. He wrote, “It seems to me, that if we love, we grieve. That’s the deal. That’s the pact. Grief and love are forever intertwined.

He added, “Grief is the terrible reminder of the depths of our love and, like love, grief is non-negotiable.” Cave also revealed that he often felt Arthur’s presence. Even though he acknowledged that such experiences are illusionary, he still embraced them. And now, Jethro is gone too!

About Jethro Lazenby

Jethro Lazenby was born to the Australian model, Beau Lazenby and Nick Cave in the year 1991 in Melbourne, Australia. Professionally, he was an actor, model and rapper. As a model, he walked the runway for major luxury brands including Balenciaga and Versace.

Previously, he was photographed by Celine creative director Hedi Slimane. Not only this, he worked on his music projects as well. As an actor, he starred under the name Jethro Cave in the 2007 movie Corroboree and 2011’s My Little Princess.

Jethro Lazenby was recently released from jail after being charged with assaulting his mother. In April, Lazenby was found guilty of unlawful assault after he physically attacked his mother in March.

Jethro’s lawyer announced that he had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. He was jailed and released last weekend. He was previously convicted in 2018 for several violent attacks on his then-girlfriend.

Magistrate Donna Bakos told Jethro: “I do say to you that it’s entirely in your best interests to participate with all support services that I’ve set up for you. It’s very very important that your path to rehabilitation will be a much more positive one and therefore you will be less of a risk to the community at large and in particular to your mother.” Jethro’s death has left his family shattered.

I am Mallika Singh, a lawyer and writer by profession. Writing gives me a sense of freedom and independence. I am a keen observer and an ardent reader. When not at work, you can find me at the stable. Horse riding is another passion that keeps me going.


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