The tragic death of comedy icon
hit the Hollywood community hard, but many top musicians also took to Twitter to mourn the 63-year-old actor and comic, who was found dead of an apparent suicide in his home Monday. Among those who shared their grief over Williams passing were
The former Beatles drummer wrote a simple message that reads, "Goodbye and God bless Robin Williams peace and love."
As for the Beach Boys mastermind, he wrote , "I'm very sad to hear about Robin Williams. He made the world laugh and was a very special talent. Love & mercy to Robin's family & friends."
Cher, meanwhile, tweeted that she'd known Williams for a long time, and posted a long series of messages about him. "He was Sweet LOVELY, Man. He ran high voltage, Mind Always Going, It was who he was," she wrote, adding, "Artists (Especially ) R Hard Wired Delicately. I Liken it to a FAULTY EMOTIONAL THERMOSTAT. U Can Set it, But It Goes TOO HIGH THEN TOO LOW."
Attempting to explain Williams' depression, Cher continued, "There is a Great Chasm between on Stage, Film, Fame & Life! One is SUCH Heightened Reality & After Heights there can be Great Depths!"
Here a look at what some other music artists had to say about Robin's death:
Peter Frampton : "So sad about dear Robin Williams. True genius. We r all lucky 2 have been able 2 experience his unique talent He always raised our spirits."
Styx : "Our lives changed for the better every time we watched and continue to watch Good Will Hunting. RIP Robin Williams. You will be missed."
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry : "My heart is sad I just found out found out Robin Williams passed away. My deepest sympathies to his family and friends."
Alice Cooper : "#RobinWilliams gone. If you struggle with #depression SEE a doc!"
KISS ' Paul Stanley : "RIP Robin Williams. A tragic loss to depression. So sad…If you are struggling with depression there IS help. Therapists and meds can help you turn it around. YOU ARE NOT ALONE. #DONTGIVEUP"
Billy Idol : "Stunned to hear about Robin Williams death... he made us laugh so much! :( #restinpeace"
Ozzy Osbourne : "Such a tragic loss. I will always have amazing memories of @RobinWilliams. Respect and love goes out to his family."
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