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Amy Winehouse - friends and family gather for her funeral

  • Amy Winehouse's funeral took place today (July 26) at a London synagogue. The small, private event was attended by close friends and family, as loved ones laid the soul singer to rest. A post-mortem took place yesterday – however, no cause of death has been revealed yet. Amongst those in attendance was Winehouse's ex-boyfriend Tyler James.

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  • Mark Ronson, who co-produced Winehouse's second and final album 'Back To Black' in 2008, was also a close friend to the late singer. Ronson described her as his "musical soulmate" who was like a sister to him. "This is one of the saddest days of my life," he said of the day she died.

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  • Kelly Osbourne was also close friends with Winehouse. Upon hearing the news of her death, Osbourne wrote on her Twitter: "I can't even breath right now. I'm crying so hard, I just lost one of my best friends. I love you forever Amy & will never forget the real you." You can read more touching tributes to the late singer here.

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  • Nick Grimshaw was also in attendance at the funeral today. In honour of Amy Winehouse's passing, we've put together a list of the 10 best songs to remember her by.

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  • Amy Winehouse's father Mitch was in New York at the time of his daughter's death. "This isn't real. I’m completely devastated. I’m getting the next plane back. I'm coming home. I have to be with Amy,"he said upon hearing the news.

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  • Following the funeral service, Amy Winehouse's body was cremated at the Golders Green Crematorium. This location was reportedly selected because because Winehouse's grandmother was cremated at the same place.

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  • Bryan Adams attended Amy Winehouse's funeral. Closing the service, the late singer's father said in his eulogy: "Goodnight, my angel, sleep tight. Mummy and Daddy love you ever so much."

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  • Amy Winehouse's boyfriend Reg Traviss told The Sun: "We have suffered a terrible untimely loss and want peace now. I can't describe what I am going through and I want to thank so much all of the people who have paid their respects and who are mourning the loss of Amy, such a beautiful, brilliant person and my dear love. I have lost my darling who I loved very much."

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    Added: 26 Jul 2011