A brother of the US musician Madonna (64) is dead. Anthony Ciccone died at the age of 66, his brother-in-law Joe Henry said on Instagram. Ciccone’s death was confirmed to the German Press Agency on Monday from the singer’s environment.

Further details were not initially communicated, and Madonna herself did not initially comment. 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.