Fans Remember Jimmy Buffett, ‘a Poet of Paradise

After it was announced on Friday that the singer and songwriter Jimmy

Buffett had died, a wave of tributes came from his lifelong fans

including presidents, actors and at least one sports team.

News of the “Margaritaville” singer’s death was published in a statement

on his website; it did not say where he died or specify a cause.

Mr. Buffett had rescheduled concerts set for this spring,

saying he had been hospitalized for unspecified

“immediate” health concerns. Mr. Buffett’s music was often described as

“Gulf and Western,” and his fans referred to themselves as “Parrotheads”