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Rest in Peace, Chuck Berry: 1926 – 2017; Musicians React on Social Media

Written by: Rock Cellar Magazine Staff

Music lost an absolute legend on Saturday, when rock n’ roll legend Chuck Berry died at the age of 90. A message was posted on his official website confirming the news:

We are deeply saddened to announce that Chuck Berry – beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather – passed away at his home today at the age of 90. Though his health had deteriorated recently, he spent his last days at home surrounded by the love of his family and friends. The Berry family asks that you respect their privacy during this difficult time.

After the news hit the Internet, fond remembrances and respects were paid from music figures from all walks of life, as Berry’s influence was expansive:

Gene Simmons of KISS performed a tribute to Berry at his gig Saturday night:

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