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Family and friends pay homage to musician Jack Bruce following his death at 71

Fellow musicians and celebrities are mourning the loss of legendary Cream bassist and vocalist Jack Bruce, who died Saturday morning at age 71.

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Bruce's family revealed the sad news on Facebook Saturday morning, saying, "It is with great sadness that we, Jack's family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad, and all round legend. The world of music will be a poorer place without him, but he lived on in his music and forever in our hearts."

Bruce was best known for being a member of Cream, what most people consider the original rock supergroup, in the '60s. Eric Clapton played guitar for the band, and Ginger Baker was the drummer. They were known for the hits "I Feel Free" and "Sunshine of Your Love," among others.

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Fellow rock legends and celebrities also took to social media to share their grief at his passing.

Bruce died at his home in Suffolk, England, according to publicist Claire Singer.

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According to The Guardian, Bruce suffered from liver disease, which is expected to be related to the cause of his death.

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