Rock stars and musicians from around the world mourned the death of Charlie Watts, drummer of the Rolling Stones, this Tuesday, August 24 at the age of 80.
According to information from international media, the artist was interned in a London hospital weeks after announcing his retirement from the No Filter tour that the English group was enlisting. The causes of death have not yet been confirmed.
The departure of the band member, led by Mick Jagger, generated sadness among his followers on social networks, who left him heartfelt messages to say goodbye.
The publisher of the founder of the Rolling Stones sent a statement on Twitter. “Watts was a loving husband, father and grandfather and also, as a member of The Rolling Stones, one of the best drummers of his generation. We ask that the privacy of his family, members of the band and his closest friends be respected at this difficult time, “he wrote.
The official page of the band also spoke and dedicated a few words of farewell to him. “He died peacefully in a London hospital earlier today, surrounded by his family,” the text reads.
Ringo Star he said goodbye to the musician with a short message. “God bless Charlie Watts. We are going to miss you, man of peace and love ”, wrote the exBeatles.
For its part, Paul MCCARTNEY shared a video on Instagram after the 80-year-old drummer’s death.
Other rock celebrities also mourned the death of their colleague. The official band Kiss and Molotv left brief messages.
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