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Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Connor died at the age of 56 on 26th July, as revealed by her family in a statement. Connor’s family didn’t indicate the cause of her death in their statement. They also didn’t reveal the time of her death.
The Irish singer became well-known for her music based on her struggles. According to Connor’s family statement, shared by Ireland’s broadcaster, RTE, “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Sinéad. Her family and friends are devastated and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”
No other information about Connor’s death was available. The singer is known for her pure, crisp voice that was paired with amazing songwriting abilities based on her views. Her songs are based on her struggle, philosophy, and views on politics, history, and spirituality.
Her debut album “The Lion and the Cobra,” released in 1987, gained critical acclaim. Her second album, “I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got, ” made her a well-known artist.” It was released in 1990 with the song “Nothing Compares 2 U” charting No.1.
The song got multiple nominations for Grammys, and Connor won two MTV awards. The awards were in the categories ‘MTV Video of the Year’ and ‘best video by a female artist.’ The other song on the album that gained praise was a politically charged anthem, “Black Boys on Mopeds.”
In recent years, Connor has been vocal about her struggle with mental health issues and addiction. Her detailed experience of this period of her life is given in her memoir “Rememberings,” released in 2021. Her death comes 18 months after the death of Shane, her 17-year-old son.
Three children survive Connor. Her journey from a difficult childhood to becoming a well-known singer has inspired many.
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