RIP! Soul Legend Bill Withers, Passes at 81

Lean On Me singer Bill Withers dies at 81

William Harrison Withers Jr. was an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985. He recorded several major hits, including “Grandma’s Hands”, “Ain’t No Sunshine”, “Use Me”, “Lean on Me”, “Lovely Day”, and “Just the Two of Us”.

Peace to his family friends and fans at this time, let us commemorate a pioneer and patron of the arts and culture, rest in transition family.

The singer died on Monday in Los Angeles, the family told the Associated Press.

They described him in a statement as a “solitary man with a heart driven to connect to the world”.

“He spoke honestly to people and connected them to each other,” the statement said.

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