Gene Wilder passed away on Sunday evening at the age of 83, and today's outpouring has shown that his influence had spread wider than film alone. In the spheres of electronic music, anyways, Tommie Sunshine, Bassnectar, Ilan Bluestone and Sasha Grey are among the artists who have already mourned the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory actor on social media.
Aside from the aforementioned role, Wilder also acted in three Mel Brooks films in addition to playing a part alongside Richard Pryor in Stir Crazy. The cause of his death has been recorded as complications arising from Alzheimers disease.
In the hours since the news has broken to the public, a handful of prominent figures in dance music have shared their sentiments regarding Wilder's death. A few of them can be seen below, but countless more are likely to surface in the days to follow.