Further reading: Bruce Wasserstein of Lazard

Mr Wasserstein has died at the age of 61. Read more about him below:

From the FT:

News: Lazard chief Wasserstein dies at 61

Analysis: Wasserstein role will be hard to fill

Profile: Wasserstein: Wall Street’s wizard

Conquests: Bruce Wasserstein’s top deals

Elsewhere:

Obituary at New York Magazine, which Wasserstein owned

Coverage from NYT DealBook Blog

Vanity Fair profile, with links to Wasserstein’s coverage and profiles over the years

Coverage from BusinessWeek