Jim Steinman has died at the age of 73, according to Connecticut’s state medical examiner.
The sad news comes after the composer was rushed to hospital.
The songwriter, who worked with Meat Loaf, died on Monday in Connecticut, reports TMZ.
The cause of the rock icon’s death has not been shared yet.
However, it has been reported by the US media outlet that Jim was rushed to hospital on Sunday due to a “medical emergency”.
He then died “suddenly” yesterday.
Jim wrote Meat Loaf’s legendary Bat Out of Hell album, which has become one of the biggest selling records of all time.
The songwriter also has writing credits on the singer’s follow-up album Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell.
He also wrote and produced Meat Loaf’s hit song I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That).
Alongside his work with Meat Loaf, Jim also produced hits for stars including Celine Dion and Bonnie Tyler.
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