After news broke on Monday that beloved Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel had died Sunday night at 66, fans everywhere expressed their mourning on social media. As American-Statesman reporter Nancy Flores writes, he leaves behind a musical legacy that spans more than four decades.
Here are just a few of the social media posts honoring Juan Gabriel:
“I find myself speechless when expressing my immense sadness for the death of the great @soyjuangabriel. His music and spirit will live on forever.”
“A night dedicated to my dear brother @soyjuangabriel another angel has escaped us…Take care of us.”
“A wonderful composer. Brilliant.”
“We lost the inimitable @juangabrieloficial A great talent who for decades has gifted the world infinite unforgettable melodies! His voice and songs will continue to fill our hearts forever. May he rest in peace.”