- The artiste died on Monday, April 19, at age 83
- Steinman had suffered a stroke in 2004 and had temporarily lost his ability to speak
- Following his demise, many people including fellow celebrities and fans took to social media to mourn him
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Legendary Rock music star, songwriter and producer Jim Steinman is dead.
It is reported that the star who chucked hit songs such as Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler, Céline Dion and Air Supply died at 73.
According to TMZ, the celebrated musician died on Monday, April 19, in Connecticut.
The state's medical examiner confirmed the musician's death but did not disclose the cause.
Many people who eulogised the revered rock musician stated that the death was sudden.
It is learnt that a medical emergency call was made from the musician's home on Sunday, April 18, at about 3.30 am.
TMZ reported that the call was made to request transport to move a male patient to the hospital.
It is understood that Steinman had suffered a stroke in 2004 and had temporarily lost his ability to speak.
Many people took to different social media platform to mourn the late star, among them, screenwriter Brian Lynch who paid tribute to Steinman on Twitter.
"I listen songs that he's written on a weekly basis, but I think this week is gonna be nothing but Jim Steinman greatness. This means my writing will be a lot more epic and I'll probably at one point grab my lady, shoot into the air, and attempt to pick a fight the sun." Lynch wrote.
The late Steinman was mostly known for his works such as Meat Loaf and his 1977 debut album Bat Out of Hell, which has been one of the bestselling albums of all time.
Steinman also collaborated on the 1993 album Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, by writing and producing the hit, "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)."
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