American ‘Margaritaville’ singer-songwriter, Jimmy Buffett died at the age of 76. A cause of death was not immediately released.
Buffett’s death was confirmed through a statement on his official website: “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.”
Over the course of a 50-year professional career, Buffett collected just one top-10 pop hit: “Margaritaville,” a marimba-laced, tequila-soaked paean to kicking back on the beach in the aftermath of a breakup, which rose to No. 8 on the national charts.
Best known for his music, which often portrays an “island escapism” lifestyle. Together with his Coral Reefer Band, Buffett recorded hit songs including “Margaritaville” and “Come Monday”. He has a devoted base of fans known as “Parrotheads”.
Buffett was one of the world’s richest musicians, with a net worth of $1 billion as of 2023.
‘Margaritaville’ Singer, Jimmy Buffett Died at Age 76