After news broke on Monday that beloved Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel had died Sunday night at 66, fans everywhere expressed their mourning on social media. As American-Statesman reporter Nancy Flores writes, he leaves behind a musical legacy that spans more than four decades.

In this Nov. 5, 2009, file photo, Mexican singer Juan Gabriel accepts the person of the year award at the 10th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Here are just a few of the social media posts honoring Juan Gabriel:

"His spirit will live on…in the hearts of the fans who love him" —@POTUS on Mexican musician #JuanGabriel: pic.twitter.com/355XTv2Hq2

— The White House (@WhiteHouse) August 29, 2016

Me quedo sin palabras para expresar mi inmensa tristeza por la partida del gran @soyjuangabriel. Su música y espíritu vivirán por siempre.

— JUANES (@juanes) August 28, 2016

“I find myself speechless when expressing my immense sadness for the death of the great @soyjuangabriel. His music and spirit will live on forever.”

A beautiful piece by @cruzortizart in memory of #juangabriel, one of #Mexico's most colorful,… https://t.co/IptypkSx7D

— Gina Chavez (@ginachavez) August 29, 2016

Cuando la lluvia cae
Cuando desaparece
Cuando la luna sale
Y cuando el sol se mete #yoterecuerdo descansa en paz Ídolo @soyjuangabriel

— Marc Anthony (@MarcAnthony) August 28, 2016

“A night dedicated to my dear brother @soyjuangabriel another angel has escaped us…Take care of us.”

Un maravilloso compositor. Brillante. https://t.co/O9HYss04mK

— Guillermo del Toro (@RealGDT) August 28, 2016

“A wonderful composer. Brilliant.”

The world lost a #Legend today. Your music will live on forever #JuanGabriel Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family @milliepr

— Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) August 29, 2016

“We lost the inimitable @juangabrieloficial A great talent who for decades has gifted the world infinite unforgettable melodies! His voice and songs will continue to fill our hearts forever. May he rest in peace.”

So sad to hear of the passing of Juan Gabriel~Such a talented performer! He touched your heart & soul with his songs & will be missed. RIP

— ERIK ESTRADA (@ErikEstrada) August 29, 2016

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