Pop icon Madonna said goodbye to her late brother with an emotional Instagram post. "Thank you for blowing my mind as a young girl. And for introducing me to Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Buddhism and Daoism (...)".
In addition, Madonna, real name Madonna Louise Ciccone, posted an older black and white photo in which she can be seen in a group with her brother Anthony.
Anthony Ciccone had died at the age of 66. From the environment of the 64-year-old singer, Ciccone's death was confirmed to the German Press Agency on Monday. No further details were initially given. Even Madonna had not initially expressed herself. The singer, who became world famous with songs like "Like A Prayer" or "Frozen", grew up with several siblings in the US state of Michigan.