George Michael Dead : Singer George Michael has died at his home at the age of 53. The star, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and had huge success as a solo performer, “passed away peacefully” on Christmas Day in Goring, Oxfordshire, his publicist said. Former Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley said he was “heartbroken at the loss of my beloved friend”. George Michael dead. He is no more with us. Alas! We have lost a great singer.
George Michael DeadGeorgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016), known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame as a member (with Andrew Ridgeley) of the music duo Wham!.
Michael’s family announced news of his death in a statement issued through the singer’s publicist.
“It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period,” it said.
George Michael Died at the age of 53
“The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”