"Margaritaville" Singer Jimmy Buffett Dead at 76

Jimmy Buffett Dead at 76: Stars Pay Tribute

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.

As news of his passing emerged on Sept. 2, many fans and fellow celebs paid tribute to Buffett online, including Today's Hoda Kotb.

"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 lifeคำพูดจาก สล็อต888 PG. Bet he did that millions of times to millions of people. RIP @jimmybuffett."

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It was just four months ago that Buffett postponed a concert in South Carolina after being admitted to the hospital.

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"Margaritaville" Singer Jimmy Buffett Dead at 76

"I had a sudden change of plans this week that affected us all," he wrote on his website May 18. "Two days ago, I was just back from a trip to the Bahamas, thawing out from the California 'winter tour,' and chomping at the bit to get to Charleston. I had to stop in Boston for a check-up but wound up back in the hospital to address some issues that needed immediate attention."

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"Growing old is not for sissies, I promise you," the Grammy nominee continuedคำพูดจาก สล็อต888. "I also will promise you, that when I am well enough to perform, that is what I'll be doing in the land of She-Crab soup."

The "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" artist concluded with a message to his supporters. 

"You all make my life more meaningful and fulfilled than I would have ever imagined as a toe headed little boy sitting on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico," he noted. "Thank you for your prayers and thoughts, your amazing years of loyalty, and just remember, 'NOT YET!' Love to all JB."

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