Publicist Claire Singers said Saturday Bruce died at his home in Suffolk, England. He died of liver disease, according to the Guardian.
A statement released by his family said “the world of music will be a poorer place without him but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts.”
“It is with great sadness that we, Jack’s family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad, and all round legend,” the statement said.
Cream, which also included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker sold 35 million albums in just over two years and were awarded the world’s first ever platinum disc for their album Wheels of Fire.
Bruce wrote and sang most of the songs, including “I Feel Free”, “White Room,” “Politician” and “Sunshine Of Your Love.”
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