Legendary entertainer Des O’Connor has passed away – 15 of the many touching tributes

The veteran entertainer, Des O’Connor, famous for his easy-listening repertoire, perma-tan and being the good-natured butt of jokes by Morecambe and Wise, has died in hospital at the age of 88, following a recent fall.

As the sad news broke, Twitter was flooded with warm and respectful tributes from his friends and fans.

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