David McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from the Brooklyn Bridge to Presidents John Adams and Harry Truman made him among the most popular and influential historians of his time, has died.
He was 89.
McCullough died Sunday in Hingham, Massachusetts, according to his publisher, Simon & Schuster.
David McCullough’s cause of death?
McCullough’s death was first confirmed by his daughter, Dorie Lawson, to The New York Times.
However, an exact cause was not released and details surrounding his death still remain unclear.
Shortly after the news was announced, several people took to Twitter to offer their condolences.
One user wrote: “This one hurt…Loved listening to his narrations of The Civil War, American Experience, and any of his books.”
United States Representative Don Beyer added: “RIP David McCullough, one of the greatest historians America ever produced. He had such a talent for bringing history to life and telling our national story in ways that were both groundbreaking and accessible. A huge loss.”
A third user said: “RIP David McCullough. Thank you for enriching my life with knowledge.”