Celine Dion, Ron Howard, & Other Celebs Pay Tribute To Titanic Composer James Horner After His Tragic Death

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Sad news.

It’s never easy when we lose someone before their time.

As we previously reported, James Horner tragically died early Monday morning after his solo plane crashed in Santa Barbara.

Celine Dion, who co-wrote the smash hit My Heart Will Go On with Horner, penned a statement expressing her grief.

[ Related: A Solo Plane Belonging To Titanic Composer James Horner Crashed ]

She shared:

“Rene and I are deeply saddened by the tragic death of James Horner. He will always remain a great composer in our hearts. James played an important part in my career. We will miss him. We offer his family and friends our deepest sympathy.”

Tragic.

The 61-year-old was best known for his work work on Titanic, Apollo 13, Braveheart, A Beautiful Mind, and Avatar. Wow, what a legacy!

Many celebrities took to Twitter to pay tribute to the Oscar winning composer including Josh Groban, Ron Howard, Russell Crowe, Rob Lowe, and many more.

Check out their responses below:

Our thoughts are with the composer’s family and friends during this trying time.

[Image via WENN.]

Jun 23, 2015 6:51am PDT

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