R&B legend Allen Toussaint dies aged 77 - BBC News
US musician Allen Toussaint has died at the age of 77, Spanish authorities have confirmed to the BBC.

The Grammy Award-winner was known for songs like Working In The Coalmine, Southern Nights and Fortune Teller.

He suffered a heart attack shortly after coming off stage at Madrid's Teatro Lara on Monday night, reported Spanish newspaper El Mundo.

He was found in his hotel and resuscitated - but suffered a second heart attack en route to hospital.

The mortuary at the Madrid's Hospital Fundacion Jimenez Diaz confirmed his death to the BBC.

A legend of New Orleans R&B, Toussaint worked with some of music's biggest stars - including Paul McCartney, Irma Franklin, Aaron Neville, Joe Cocker, Glen Campbell and Elvis Costello.

He had been due to play the London Jazz Festival this weekend.