Bonnie Tyler has led tributes to late rock hitmaker, Jim Steinman.
The prolific songwriter and producer handed away in Connecticut on Monday.
A explanation for demise has but to be launched, however paramedics responded to a medical emergency at his house within the early hours of Sunday, in accordance with TMZ.
Steinman is finest recognized for his work with Meat Loaf on his basic 1977 album Bat Out of Hell and 1993’s Bat Out of Hell II: Again Into Hell, which spawned the smash hit single, I might Do Something For Love (However I Will not Do That).
He additionally labored extensively with Tyler, penning and producing 1983’s Whole Eclipse of the Coronary heart.
Accordingly, the singer has posted an emotional tribute honouring her buddy on Twitter.
“I’m completely devastated to be taught of the passing of my long-term buddy and musical mentor Jim Steinman. Jim wrote and produced among the most iconic rock songs of all time and I used to be massively privileged to have been given a few of them by him,” she wrote. “I made two albums with Jim, regardless of my file firm initially pondering he would not wish to work with me. Fortunately, they have been incorrect, and may say with none doubt that Jim was a real genius. He was additionally a humorous, form, supportive, and deeply caring human being and the world is a greater place for his life and his work and a worse one for his passing. I’ll all the time be grateful to him for the chance to work with him and in addition to know him too.”
Steinman’s different massive hits included Barry Manilow’s Learn ‘Em and Weep, Air Provide’s Making Love Out of Nothing At All, and Celine Dion’s cowl of It is All Coming Again to Me Now, which was initially recorded by Steinman’s lady group, Pandora’s Field.
Steinman’s different collaborators embrace Def Leppard, Barbra Streisand, Billy Squier, and The Sisters of Mercy.
He lately discovered success onstage with Bat Out of Hell: The Musical, which loved a run in London’s West Finish in 2018.