He was 68 years old.

Jamaican bass guitarist and music producer Robbie Shakespeare died at the age of 69 in Miami (Florida) due to complications after surgery. This was reported on Thursday by CNN with reference to the statement of the artist’s manager.

According to him, Shakespeare died on December 8 as a result of complications after a kidney and liver transplant performed a year ago.

The musician’s manager called him “the most prolific bass player in history.” “He played bass guitar and produced more than 30,000 tracks for various artists, from Bob Marley to Bob Dylan, from Peter Tosh to Paul McCartney, from the band Black Uhuru to Madonna,” the representative added.

Last year, Rolling Stone magazine included Shakespeare in the list of the 50 greatest bass guitarists of all time, CNN reminds. He was nominated 13 times for the Grammy Award, becoming its winner in 1984 and 1998.