The tragic news has reached us that rock legend, Jim Steinman, has died at the age of seventy-three.
Tributes have already come pouring in for the late star...
Absolutely gutted the lyrical legend #JimSteinman has passed away #RIPJim no words— Fozzy TT (@Fozzy TT)1618938221.0
Jim Steinman was our generation's Shakespeare. He will be missed. #RIP https://t.co/iZq3pHMLha— Joseph S. Samaniego - Fantasy Cartographer! (@Joseph S. Samaniego - Fantasy Cartographer!)1618938245.0
I am devastated to hear my hero Jim Steinman has passed. Going offline for a bit. Godspeed Jimmy.— Brian Collins (@Brian Collins)1618937799.0
I'm teaching myself piano by playing "Total Eclipse of the Heart" over and over and over until I get it right when… https://t.co/ZfzoodWqes— Sean Keller (@Sean Keller)1618938050.0
Blimey, Jim Steinman has died. A true music legend, and arguably the bloke who unwittingly created the 'power ball… https://t.co/MnxcjcNNwb— Lee Thompson (@Lee Thompson)1618938246.0
😪😪😪 Rock Legend Jim Steinman Dead at 73 https://t.co/ncWlS4v2jW— JrodOhio (@JrodOhio)1618937747.0
RIP Jim Steinman. Wrote some EPIC tunes.... https://t.co/7jeh0SEoay— Dek Hogan (@Dek Hogan)1618938389.0
Rest in Peace Jim Steinman. Such a genius. I'm such a fan of his music. And it's SO great for writing to, it hel… https://t.co/HtGcR2HION— Brian Lynch (@Brian Lynch)1618937551.0
James Richard Steinman, also known as Jim, was an American composer, lyricist, record producer, and also dabbled in playwrighting.
He was also known for his piano skills and his singing.
The iconic musician was known for hits such as "Left in the Dark" and "The Storm."
He was also a hitmaker for the likes of Meat Loaf and Celine Dion.
Steinman died Monday in Connecticut, according to the state's medical examiner, after what has been described as a "medical emergency."
The news of his death has stunned fans as they come to terms with the loss of their hero.
RIP to the legend.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.