Madonna paid tribute to late brother Anthony Ciccone.
Over the weekend, representatives of the Queen of Pop’s bereaved family announced that Anthony passed away on Friday at the age of 66. The cause of death has not been revealed.
Madonna thanked her sister for introducing her to “expansive thinking,” in an Instagram story on Monday.
Along with an old black-and-white photo of the pair at a party, the singer wrote: , Jack Kerouac, Extended Thinking Out of the Box. ”
Madonna, 64, ended the post by saying, “You planted many important seeds.”
She made no further comment on the sad news.
Joe Henry, who is previously married to Madonna’s sister Melanie, offered his own tribute describing Anthony as a “true brother.”
“Worries fade away. Family remains – reach across the table. Goodbye Brother Anthony,” he wrote on Instagram. “I’d like to think that the God your blessed mother (and my mother) believed in is there, waiting to greet you. No one can dissuade me from this vision, at least today.” you can’t.”