Singer Bill Withers Died at 81 from Heart Complications ‘Lean on Me’ and ‘Lovely Day’

The famous 1970s singer and lyrics Bill Withers gave a new dimension to the music of that time by writing and singing songs like “Lean On Me,” “Lovely Day” and “Ain Comprehensive No Sunshine,”.

His family told everyone about his death through a news agency that he has died today due to heart problem. He was 81 years old.

He won the Grammy Award thrice after which he stopped making music in 1980. He lived in Los Angeles at the time of his death.

His own statement stated that “We are devastated by the loss of our beloved, devoted husband and father. A solitary man with a heart driven to connect to the world at large, with his poetry and music, he spoke honestly to people and connected them to each other. “

“As private a life as he lived close to intimate family and friends, his music always belongs to the world. In this difficult time, we pray his music offers comfort and entertainment as fans hold tight to loved ones. “

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All the stars of the music industry paid tribute to him.

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote on his Twitter account, “Rest in peace, maestro Bill Withers. What a legacy.”

Chance The rapper also paid tribute to him from his Twitter account and wrote “Aw man, Bill Withers was really the greatest. Grandma’s Hands, Ain’t No Sunshine, Lean on Me, Use Me Up, Just The Two Of Us and obviously Lovely Day are some of the best songs of all time. My heart really hurts for him, it reminds me of playing records with at my grandma’s house”

Piers Morgan also Tribe Snow and Wrote “Yet more sad news …

RIP Bill Withers, 81. One of the great singer-songwriters, the maestro behind so many iconic songs like Lean On Me, Lovely Day, Ain sporting No Sunshine. Thanks for the music, Bill. “

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Valerie Jarrett wrote on twitter “Since my early high school days, Bill Withers’ music has been a cherished part of my life. It added to my joy in the good times, and also gave me comfort and inspiration when I needed it most. RIP “