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Reactions to the death of Elaine Stritch

FILE - This Sept. 11, 2012 file photo shows actress Elaine Stritch posing for a photograph during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. (Stritch died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Michelle Siu, File)

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FILE - This Sept. 11, 2012 file photo shows actress Elaine Stritch posing for a photograph during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. (Stritch died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Michelle Siu, File)

"Elaine was a magnificent woman in every sense of the word ... a true trail blazer. Her talent and spunk will be greatly missed by so many of us." — Actress and singer Liza Minnelli.

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"Here's to the lady who lunched: Elaine Stritch, we love you. May your heaven be a booze-soaked, no-pants solo show at the Carlyle. Thank you." — Actress and writer Lena Dunham on Twitter.

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"Raise a glass to THE lady who lunched ..." — Composer and singer Duncan Sheik on Twitter.

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"I suspect Elaine Stritch won't know how to rest in peace! Iconic entertainer, force of nature, my wonderful movie-mom." — Actress Mia Farrow, who co-starred with Stritch in "September."

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"Elaine Stritch's big personality was matched by her big talent. Collaborating with some of Broadway's greatest playwrights and composers throughout her lengthy career, her signature numbers and singular style created a memorable legacy. Elaine Stritch will always be remembered as an important part of Broadway's rich history, and she will be missed by her many fans." — Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of the Broadway League.

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"She will be missed by so many, but her legacy will certainly live on." — The Carlyle, the New York City hotel where Stritch lived in Room 309 for a decade.

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"RIP Elaine Stritch #EverybodyRise" — Actress and singer Laura Benanti on Twitter.

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"Elaine Stritch man. Hell of a performer, spirit and woman. This one really hurts. Today's work is for you ma'am. Crazy love." — Actress and singer Anna Kendrick on Twitter.

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"As if giant Jupiter burst into fragments, dust, new stars/Farther away from us —/Your fire trail a heavenly headliner." — Actress Holland Taylor on Twitter.

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"What a life! 89 full years. A true legend & one of my all time favourites. R.I.P. #ElaineStritch" — Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson on Twitter.

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"She was a dear friend — a tremendous talent and really smart — one of the most remarkable people I've ever known, and I loved her very much." — Actress and singer Bernadette Peters.

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