The folk and country musician died at the age of 68.
American musician Nanci Griffith is dead. He died Friday at the age of 68.
The Texas musician was a folk and country singer. In addition, he was known as a songwriter.
Griffith won a Grammy Award in 1994 for her album Other Voices, Other Rooms.
His well-known songs include Late Night Grande Hotel, It’s a Hard Life Wherever You Go, From a Distance and Love at the Five and Dime.
Griffith was born in Texas in 1954. His father was a graphic artist and sang in the quartet, his mother was an actor.
Griffith began her career by performing in a cafe at the age of 12. For example Loretta Lynn inspires a future star.
He released his first album in 1978.
Griffithin songs have also been performed by other artists. Among other things Dolly Partonin on the disc Real Love a cover version of the song is heard Once in a Very Blue Moon.
Also Kathy Mattea made a hit in Texas Love at the Five and Dime from the song. Griffith’s song From a Distance ended up Bette Midlerin to interpret and Outbound Plane Suzy Boggussin to be interpreted.
Griffith also had time to perform in Finland. He gave a concert in 2007 at the Savoy Theater in Helsinki.
He released his last album in 2012.
Griffiths has reportedly developed cancer twice. However, the cause of death has not been made public.
Griffith’s manager has confirmed information about the death, among other things To the independent media.