One of the greatest musicians in rock history, Gene Simmons, also known with the rock band KISS, devastated after the passing of the rock legend Little Richard, who died at the age of 87 due to cancer, and paid his tribute to him with an emotional letter he shared through his social media channels.

Little Richard‘s death, which confirmed by his son, dragged the entire rock world into deep sadness. Gene Simmons is one of them who saddened after the tragic passing of him. He just posted a letter for the legend and stated that his contributions simply can’t be overstated. He also mentioned that it was an honor that met with him.

Gene Simmons included the following letter for him: “Sadly, Little Richard passed away today. A founding Father of Rock And Roll, his contributions simply can’t be overstated. I had the honor of meeting Richard in his later years and was awed by his presence. He told me, ‘I am the architect of Rock And Roll.’ Amen! ..Rest In Peace.”

As a response to Gene Simmons, many fans expressed how sudden and saddened death the passing of Little Richard. They sent condolences to Gene Simmons and Little Richard‘s family.