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Michael Lang, Woodstock co-creator, dies at age 77

Michael Lang, famed co-creator of the Woodstock music festival, died Saturday. He was 77 years old.

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Michael Lang, famed co-creator of the Woodstock music festival, died Saturday, CNN has learned. He was 77 years old.

Lang died from "a rare form of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at Sloan Kettering Hospital in NYC," read a family statement provided to CNN by longtime family friend Michael Pagnotta.

"He is survived by his wife Tamara, their sons Harry and Laszlo and his daughters LariAnn, Shala and Molly."