The Tragic Death Of Musician David Crosby

Legendary musician, David Crosby has sadly passed away at the age of 81, per Variety. Crosby was famously known for helping to create two of the most influential bands in the '60s: the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. 

Crosby's wife, Jan Dance, released a statement about the musician's passing. She said, "It is with great sadness after a long illness, that our beloved David (Croz) Crosby has passed away. He was lovingly surrounded by his wife and soulmate Jan and son Django. Although he is no longer here with us, his humanity and kind soul will continue to guide and inspire us. His legacy will continue to live on through his legendary music." She continued, "Peace, love, and harmony to all who knew David and those he touched. We will miss him dearly. At this time, we respectfully and kindly ask for privacy as we grieve and try to deal with our profound loss. Thank you for the love and prayers."

Crosby has left an incredible mark on the music industry as fellow musicians and fans have started to honor the musician online. 

Fellow musicians pay tribute to David Crosby

David Crosby was truly a remarkable musician who greatly impacted the music world. The bands, the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, were formed due to his incredible musical abilities, but even alone, Crosby's talent shined through. His songwriting, singing, and guitar skills were undeniable. In fact, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honored Crosby for his work in both of his bands, per Variety. While he's received praise at the highest levels, Crosby's success will always boil down to the love and support of his fans.

Through various tributes, supporters have shown their appreciation for the musician and everything he's done for the industry. Fellow musician and co-founder of the Beach Boys wrote on Twitter, " I don't know what to say other than I'm heartbroken to hear about David Crosby. David was an unbelievable talent — such a great singer and songwriter. And a wonderful person. I just am at a loss for words. Love & Mercy to David's family and friends." Crosby's talents were an inspiration to many, including lead singer, Sebastian Bach, of the band Skid Row. Bach shared on Twitter, " As much as I loved his music I loved his thoughts on Twitter as well. Rest In peace, David Crosby. Thank you for the lifetime of inspiration."

These tributes and the thousands of others pouring into social media reiterate that the "Helplessly Hoping" musician was truly one of a kind.