The music world has lost a legendary member.
Singer Jimmy Buffett, beloved for his 1977 hit “Margaritaville,” has died at the age of 76.
“Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs,” a statement posted to his social media accounts confirmed. “He lived his life like a song till the very last breath and will be missed beyond measure by so many.”
No further details on his death have been shared publicly at this time.
“Oh no. This man personified joy. Embodied goodness. Always smiling,” she wrote on Instagram. “I remember the time he met my mom at jazzfest and showered her with love… like he knew her his whole life. Bet he did that millions of times to millions of people. RIP @jimmybuffett.”