Jeff Beck, one of the guitar masters, has died.

He took his last breath on Tuesday at the age of 78.

Beck's representative shared the demise with the music fans.

He wrote, "he died, After suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis."

He also said, "His family asks for privacy while they process this tremendous loss."

Beck recently completed a tour supporting his collaborative album with Johnny Depp.

He received eight Grammys for instrumental performances.

Beck started his career as a member of the club Yardbirds.

He is survived by his second wife, Sandra, whom he married in 2005.

Many friends and celebs show their condolence towards the guitarist's death.