Meat Loaf, the singer, died at the age of 74. The singer’s family confirmed the news on his official Facebook page with a heartbreaking letter. “It is with great sadness that we inform you that the amazing Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side,” the statement stated.
The rock and roll legend has sold over 100 million records worldwide and has starred in films such as Fight Club, Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Wayne’s World. The famous star’s family thanked his followers for their support and love during his career on Facebook. “Throughout the previous 24 hours, his daughters Pearl and Amanda, as well as close friends, have been with him. We understand how much he meant to so many of you, and we are grateful for all of your love and support as we grieve the loss of such an incredible artist and wonderful man “the note continued to read.
Furthermore, the note from his family stated, “We appreciate your understanding of our need for privacy at this time. Don’t ever stop rocking, from his heart to yours!” Marvin Lee Aday, sometimes known as Michael, was the singer’s given name. His nickname came from his father’s belief that when he was born, he appeared as red as beef. His high school football coach added the “loaf” to his name.
Meat Loaf and Cher
The actor was most known for his Bat Out Of Hell trilogy, which sold millions of copies throughout the world. In the late 1970s and 1980s, he released a number of other albums, including Dead Ringer and Midnight at the Lost and Found.
Cher, who collaborated with him on the song Dead Ringer for Love in 1981, recalled having “so much fun” on the recording.