A Greenwich Village apartment, formerly occupied by 1950s rock 'n' roll pioneer Buddy Holly, recently hit the market. Holly and his wife, María, called the residence home for less than a year before his untimely death, which, Don McLean coined as “the day that music died.”Located at 11 Fifth Avenue, this little slice of music history where Holly recorded some of his final tracks is listed for $1.6 million, reports Curbed
. Recently renovated, the one-bedroom unit features a living room, office/den, and a kitchen outfitted with steel appliances and granite countertops featuring a glass mosaic backsplash. The apartment also boasts a charming balcony with views overlooking city landmarks, including the Empire State Building, the Freedom Tower and Washington Square Park.Julie Kopel, Stacey Kanbar and Nicholas DeLotell of Compass
have the cozy listing, which is generating plenty of buzz thanks to its former owner.Holly’s one-time abode isn’t the only listing crooning its way into buyers’ hearts. With Frank Sinatra’s California compound for sale
, there is no shortage of listings for music enthusiasts of all genres.