Jimmy Buffett, a singer and entrepreneur best known for his famous song “Margaritaville,” which inspired a chain of restaurants and hotels with the same theme, has passed away. The chain of restaurants and hotels bears the same name. He had been alive for 76 years when he passed away last year.
News of the music icon’s death was announced by his family on social media, “Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs.”
Jimmy Buffett Obituary
At the end of August, he was admitted to a hospice. Buffett passed away on September 1, 2023, at the age of 76, at his home in Sag Harbor, New York, as a result of complications from Merkel-cell carcinoma, an extremely uncommon and aggressive form of skin cancer. He had been diagnosed with this condition four years previously. Jimmy Buffett Obituary has been made available to the general public.
What is Jimmy Buffett’s Cause of Death?
Jimmy Buffett’s battled skin cancer for years before his death. Buffett was in and out of the hospital in the months before his death. In May, he visited the hospital for the first time.
Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band’s event in Charleston, South Carolina had to be rescheduled because they had to go to the hospital. Buffett commented on the news on his own website and on social media at the time.
The Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band concert at Credit One Stadium in Charleston scheduled for this Saturday May 20th is being rescheduled. All previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new date once announced. More information will be emailed to ticket purchasers… pic.twitter.com/ljKJ06hbiA
— Jimmy Buffett (@jimmybuffett) May 18, 2023
Buffett did not specify the nature of his concerns, nor did he address his health. A few months later, in July, he startled patrons at Sunset Cove, a waterside tavern in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. People are paying their respects to him on social media after learning of his passing.
Barstool Sports wrote, “Rest in Peace Jimmy Buffett.”
Rest in Peace Jimmy Buffett.
A legendary musician and mogul. pic.twitter.com/mOxfdcLqCA
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) September 2, 2023
Knuckles’ Agent tweeted, “In memory of his passing, and in honor of everything he’s done, I wanted to share the song that introduced me to Jimmy Buffett.”
In memory of his passing, and in honor of everything he's done, I wanted to share the song that introduced me to Jimmy Buffett. From the Sesame Street 30th(-ish) anniversary special Elmopalooza, here's Jimmy singing Caribbean Amphibian with Kermit the Frog. pic.twitter.com/DUCauGmGh9
— Knuckles' Agent (@TheEchidnaFan) September 2, 2023
Daithí posted, “First time I’d ever heard tell of Jimmy Buffett was back in 2001 during The Rock and Stone Cold segment on WWE.”
First time I'd ever heard tell of Jimmy Buffett was back in 2001 during The Rock and Stone Cold segment on WWE.
To this day I still catch meself singing or humming it.
I'll have to give Margaritaville a go next time I'm in the US. pic.twitter.com/nzjpn0RXW3
— Daithí (@Some_Dose) September 2, 2023
Jimmy was about to release a new album called Songs You Don’t Know by Heart when he died. Over the course of his career, he released over 50 albums and wrote several well-known songs. He rose to prominence with his hit songs “Margaritaville,” “Come Monday,” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise.”
The majority of his albums have gone gold, platinum, or multi-platinum. Buffett has performed on stages all around the world, with many of his performances selling out. During his career, he received Country Music Association awards and was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.
The singer was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and grew up in Mobile, Alabama. He was a sailor for the fourth time in his family before becoming a singer. He received his license to operate seaplanes and planes that can take off and land on water in 1996.
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