Rock legend Rita Lee died at the age of 75, according to her family.

According to reports, the “Queen of Rock” singer from Brazil passed away at her Sao Paolo, Brazil, home “surrounded by the love of her entire family.”. ”.

According to The Daily Mirror, Lee underwent treatment for lung cancer after being given the diagnosis two years earlier.

Her family issued an emotional statement after learning of her passing, saying: “In this time of profound sadness, the family appreciates everyone’s affection and love. ”.

Rita Lee, the “Queen of Rock,” passes away at home at age 75. rest in peace

Rita’s son Joao remarked that his mother was now “a star in the sky.”.

You had such an interesting and remarkable life, Joao said.

By so many, you are respected and loved. It was very creative. You have my undying admiration. continued to be. What an honor and privilege it is to be your son.

“What an honor and privilege it has been to support your education. Recognize your principles. You are unlike anyone I’ve ever met. Your tenacity, courage, justice-sense, brilliance, sensitivity, sense of humor, and many other admirable qualities. ”.

“If I can share just a little of the joy and laughter you bring to the world, I’m already content and happy. ”.

Rita’s admirers quickly joined the tributes, love letters, and condolences for her family.

“RIP, Rita Lee. The coolest band ever is Os Mutantes, according to one commenter.

Rita Lee, the “Queen of Rock,” passes away at home at age 75. rest in peace

One more person said, “R. I. P. Rita Lee, the mother of Brazilian Rock ‘n’ Roll. ritalee. ”.

At the age of 75, Rita Lee Jones, our “queen of rock,” passed away. Rita, who had hundreds of singles that helped define the people in my generation, was the best Brazilian rocker, a third person chimed in.

A Brazilian rock and roll legend named Rita Lee died on Thursday, claims a fourth. She was hilarious, incredibly creative, fearless, and unapologetically herself. Be at peace, icon.

Throughout her illustrious career, Rita attained the title “Queen of Rock,” though she downplayed it and preferred to be referred to as the “Patron Saint of Freedom.”. ”.

Although Lee’s career took off in the 1960s, she continued to release albums until her final one, Reza, was released in 2012.

The Brazilian superstar received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Latin Grammy Awards.

Rita Lee, may you rest in peace and I appreciate the memories you gave me.

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