‘Margaritaville’ Singer-Songwriter Jimmy Buffett Dies At 76
Jimmy Buffett Cause Of Death
It was announced today that American singer-songwriter and entrepreneur Jimmy Buffet has passed away. Known for his tropical-inspired music, Jimmy Buffet brought us classic songs like ‘Margaritaville’ along with successful restaurant and hotel chains by the same name.
His team posted a statement via his social media accounts and official website. It reads “Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs. He lived his life like a song till the very last breath and will be missed beyond measure by so many.”
Though it was not mentioned in the initial announcement, it was revealed in his obituary that Jimmy Buffett passed from Merkel cell skin cancer. The National Cancer Institute defines this particular cancer as “a very rare disease in which malignant cells form in the skin” that can be caused by “sun exposure and having a weak immune system”.
You can take a look at his full obituary below:
As expected, Jimmy Buffett’s death has shocked many. Now, people are taking to their social media pages to express their grief and condolences.
It seems that so many wonderful people are leaving this world, and now Jimmy Buffett is one of them. I’ve known Jimmy for some time and found him to be one of the kindest and most generous people.
I remember once on holiday when I had forgotten to bring my guitar and was… pic.twitter.com/k5B6xgpAh7
— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) September 2, 2023
‘Beach Boys’ lead singer, Mike Love, said:
Your music brought joy to so many people, including me. It was always a pleasure when our paths crossed and we were able to share the stage together. I will hold dear our time spent together on stage, especially you singing "Kokomo" with us. Your sense of humor… pic.twitter.com/ihqy8oZwE8
— Mike Love (@MikeLoveOFCL) September 2, 2023
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