"It is with immeasurable grief that we learn of the passing of our friend Andrew Dorff," Lee Thomas Miller, president of Nashville Songwriters Association International, shared in a Facebook post on Tuesday
. "Our songwriting community is small and close and this loss will hurt us all deeply. Andrew was a good man and a good friend. He was an elite songwriter at the peak of his life and career. Our sincerest prayers go out to his family. May we all hug each other a little tighter this week and remember that life is fragile. Rest in peace Andrew."