Apple CEO Tim Cook leads the tributes to Harper Lee, who has died aged 89
Apple CEO Tim Cook has led tributes to author Harper Lee, who has died at the age of 89.
The much-loved writer won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1961 for her book To Kill A Mockingbird, which was published the year before.
On his official Twitter page, Tim quoted a line from her famous book, alongside the message, “Rest in peace, Harper Lee”.
Tributes to Harper Lee
Oh no. The Great Harper Lee has passed away. She changed the world with "to Kill A Mockingbird."🙏🏻— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) February 19, 2016
Rest in peace, Harper Lee. "The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience."— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) February 19, 2016
Thank you Harper Lee for Atticus Boo Scout & the rest.... Peace pic.twitter.com/ozuRc0oYlA— Daryl Hannah (@dhlovelife) February 19, 2016
HARPER LEE♥️ pic.twitter.com/KzxcCJEt68— Ariel Winter (@arielwinter1) February 19, 2016
Harper Lee did the extraordinary with her writing: she changed the world. We'll forever be thankful for her and her work.— HarperCollinsUK (@HarperCollinsUK) February 19, 2016