Florian Schneider died tragically (Photo: Getty Images)

Tribute has interfered with Kraftwerk founder Florian Schneider after he tragically died at the age of 73.

The star had struggled with cancer, with the band in a statement paying homage to her & # 39; friend & supervisor & # 39 ;.

Elsewhere, celebs are grieving over the loss of & # 39; e pioneer of electronic music.

The 1975 frontman Matty Healy wrote on Twitter: 'I am incredibly saddened by the passing of Florian Schneider. All of us in modern music, he is so much to blame. Rest in peace xx '.

Meanwhile, Midge Ure added: & # 39; Beyond his time. & # 39;

Duran Duran star Nick Rhodes congratulated the late musician, and wrote: 'I just heard the very sad news that Florian Schneider, the co-founder of one of my favorite bands, Kraftwerk, has died.

"When I first heard her song Autobahn, I was struck by how radically different it sounded from everything else on the radio. It became a surprising hit in the UK and laid my lifelong admiration for its innovation and creativity.

Kraftwerk's influence on contemporary music is deeply entwined in the fabric of our pop culture. Their albums Trans-Europe Express and The Man Machine will forever remain classics of the genre they invented.

'Thanks for the music, dark humor and inspiration. Long live Kraftwerk! & # 39;

Tribute also paid tribute to the late star were Pumped Up Kicks hitmakers Foster The People who wrote on Twitter: & # 39; Lowering our LFO rate fathers to half mast today in honor of Florian Schneider of @kraftwerk.

'Thank you very much for pushing things forward and showing us the way, maestro. #RIPLegend. & # 39;

The band confirmed Florian's progress in a heartfelt statement (Photo: Bettmann Archive)

Meanwhile, writer and director Edgar Wright added: & # 39; To say that he was massively influential and changed the very sound of music is somehow still an understatement. RIP, Florian Schneider, founding member of Kraftwerk. & # 39;

Kraftwerk confirmed Florian's death in a statement obtained by Rolling Stone, which reads: & # 39; Kraftwerk co-founder and electro pioneer Ralf Hütter has sent us the very sad news that his friend and supervisor has for several decades , Florian Schneider died of a brief cancer illness just days after his 73rd birthday.

'In the year 1968, Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider began their artistic and musical collaboration. In 1970, they founded their electronic Kling Klang studio in Düsseldorf and started the multi-media project Kraftwerk. All Kraftwerk catalog albums were invented and produced there. & # 39;

Producer Robert Goerl first broke the news with a post on Facebook reading: & # 39; Oh no, Florian Schneider, have a good trip & # 39; (translated from German).

Schneider gets credit for recording the mainstream of electronic music, with David Bowie & # 39; s fresh V-2 Schneider named from his Heroes album as such in dedication to & # 39; the artist.

His final track came in 2015 – a collaboration with Dan Lacksman called Stop Plastic Pollution, as part of the & # 39; Parley For The Oceans campaign.

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