The Edinburgh Fringe festival is held each August over three weeks. Held since 1947, the festival showcases both well-known and emerging acts from theatre, comedy, dance and music. The Fringe takes over Edinburgh with anywhere in the city likely to become a venue.
For all I know he was "a great guy" and all that, but when artists pass we often look back on their legacy. As far as I can tell a key part of his was perpetuating the idea that it's just a part of life for men to coerce young women into sex, and then shit on them.