The Music World Mourns Tom Petty's Death

John Mayer, Chuck D and more share tributes to the rock icon

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Rock icon Tom Petty died Monday after going into cardiac arrest in his home. He was 66 years old. Initial reports of his death on Monday afternoon—which were premature (Petty died late Monday)—sparked an outpouring of grief from the music world:

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Petty's daughter, Kimberly Violette, posted this photo on Instagram shortly after his death:

RIP💜

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From: Esquire