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Gordon Lightfoot dies at 84

By Arnielee - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Gordon Lightfoot has died. He was 84 years old.

The iconic artist achieved international success in the genres of folk, folk-rock, and country music. In the 1690s and 1970s, he helped to define the folk-pop sound.

He has been referred to as Canada's greatest songwriter.

Several of Lightfoot's albums achieved gold and multi-platinum status internationally.

Lightfoot was married three times. Lightfoot wed for a third time on December 19, 2014. He has five children.


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