Soul singer Bill Withers has died, aged 81

Publish Date
Saturday, 4 April 2020, 8:25AM

The man who brought us soul classics like Aint No Sunshine, Lovely Day, Lean On Me and many others has died. 

Bill Withers died Monday in Los Angeles of heart complications, according to his family.

"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." His family said in a statement. 

Tributes for Withers have been flooding in from many names in the music industry.

 

He is survived by his wife, Marcia, and children, Todd and Kori. 

Rest in Peace Bill.