How Artists and Celebrities Reacted To Chuck Berry’s Passing On Social Media

Bruce Sprinsteen called him “the greatest pure rock ’n’ roll writer who ever lived.”

March 19, 2017

The music world lost an undisputed legend yesterday when singer, songwriter, and guitarist Chuck Berry died at age 90. Widely considered a founding father of rock & roll, his legacy and contributions were honored by countless artists and celebrities on social media in the wake of his passing. Check out a selection of the reactions below, including some from fellow rock icons like Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen, and Ringo Starr, as well as former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.