The iconic Little Richard has died. He was 87.

Richard’s death was confirmed to Rolling Stone by his son, Danny Penniman. A cause of death was not disclosed.

Richard’s music, stage presence and fashion have long influenced countless generations of musicians, from Elton John to Prince.

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Little Richard Through The Years

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