Jimmy Buffett, known for his beach bum soft rock music, died on Sept. 1, 2023. He was 76.
"Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of Sept. 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs," read a statement posted to the singer's social media pages. "He lived his life like a song till the very last breath and will be missed beyond measure by so many."
Among his musical achievments, Buffett released "Margaritaville" on Feb. 14, 1977, and the song quickly became a cultural phenomena, encouraging fans to live a low-key lifestyle of "growing older, but not up."
Buffett is seen playing onstage in 1960.
Buffett poses for a photo in his sailboat in 1975 in Key West, Florida.
Buffett with Tonight Show host Johnny Carson on May 5, 1981.
Buffett and Vasili Bogazianos appearing on All My Children in 1982.
Buffett with a big smile as he performs in Denver, Colorado, in 1987.
Buffett performing at Shoreline Amphitheatre on Oct. 23, 1997 in Mountain View, California.
Buffett performing barefoot on Today 's Summer Concert Series on July 11, 2003.
Buffett performing onstage at Jimmy Buffett & Friends at the Gulf Coast, a concert presented by CMT, on the beach on July 11, 2010 in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Buffett with his wife, Jane Slagsvol, at the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on March 12, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California.