Andrew Lloyd Webber announces his son’s death, says he is ‘destroyed’

Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced that his son has died. The theater icon posted the sad update on Saturday night (March 25) as fans rushed to support him.

“I am heartbroken to have to announce that my beloved eldest son Nick died a few hours ago at Basingstoke hospital. His entire family is reunited and we are all totally heartbroken. -ALW,” he wrote.

The famed songwriter has been sharing updates on his son’s health ahead of his death, confirming earlier this week that his son, who was also a songwriter, had been transferred to hospice. In response, one fan wrote: “Lots of love to all of you Andrew. This is such a sad and difficult time for his family but I hope you feel the outpouring of support and love from everyone in the wonderful world of theater.”

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A second said: “Heartbroken for you and my cousin, Polly and little Gus. You are all in our thoughts. Sending much love and deepest condolences.” A third shared: “Terrible for you and your family. It must be an even bigger blow to lose one of your children. I can’t imagine that pain. Sending condolences.”

Another posted: “Sorry for your terrible loss. Sincere condolences to you and your family. May Nick rest in peace.” Another wrote: “Sorry Andrew. No proper words. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all x.”

Another said: “So very sorry to hear this news. My thoughts are with all of you and I will be lighting an extra candle for Nick from myself and my father (also in Basingstoke).” Another wrote: “So sorry for the loss of him. Sending love and keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers xxx.”


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