LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Grammy winning singer Natalie Cole has died of congestive heart failure at the age of 65, her publicist said Friday.
Tributes and condolences from her friends and admirers filled social media.READ MORE: LAPD Officer Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Deceased Woman's Body To Stand Trial On Felony Charge
Dionne Warwick issued the following statement to CBS2/KCAL9: “More like family than friend was Natalie. My heart aches. My sincere condolences to her family and may she now rest in peace.”
Friend and jazz singer Steve Tyrell told KCAL9’s Erica Nochlin that Cole could do it all. “Her voice was as unique as her dad’s,” he said.READ MORE: Dodgers On Brink Of Elimination After Braves Rough Up Urías, Dominate In Game 4
On Friday, several celebrities posted tributes to Cole on Twitter, after learning of her passing.MORE NEWS: Disappointed Dodgers Fans React To 9-2 Loss In Game 4 Of NLCS
Cole was the daughter of jazz legend Nat “King” Cole, who died of lung cancer in 1965.