Last Christmas: умер певец Джордж Майкл

The British musician died at the 54th year of life.

Sad news reported by the press, the publisher of the artist. According to him, George died at his home in Oxfordshire in England. The cause of death has not yet been established, but police found no evidence of suspicious facts. In the near future will hold an autopsy, which will be published after the true circumstances of the death.

However, the representative of the musician Michael Lippman told the press that Michael was suffering from heart failure and probably because of this and died. Besides, this day he was home alone and, alas, no one could help him…

Last Christmas: умер певец Джордж МайклPhoto: Getty Images

The hardest to become aware of the fact that George Michael was not exactly December 25th, Christmas. In a cruel twist of fate, a few years ago in a Duo with Andrew Ridgeley, he had performed the song Last Christmas (“the Last Christmas”), which not only brought him international fame, but has become a favorite song for all generations. So how is it that Christmas has become for the artist the last day?

By the way, health problems Michael began five years ago. Then he suffered from a severe form of pneumonia, which gave a complication of the heart. Also six months ago, the singer went to rehab in a luxury Swiss clinic Kusnacht Practice. But after discharge stated that he fully healthy, and his life is not in danger.

Currently, the artists of the show business and some politicians remembered in the social networks of acquaintance with the legendary singer and write words of condolence to his relatives.

“My heart is broken,” tweeted former partner George Michael duet Wham! Andrew Ridgely. “Farewell, my friend!” — said the singer Madonna.

“I lost a beloved friend – the good, the generous human soul and a brilliant artist. My heart goes out to your family and fans,” admitted Elton John.

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George Michael was born in 1963 in London, and became famous in the 1980-ies in the composition of the pop Duo Wham! Then began a solo career, releasing 6 albums. Over the years, has sold more than 100 million of his records that made George one of the most successful pop artists in the world. His success is confirmed by numerous awards, including three Grammy awards and five MTV awards. Last album Michael called “Symphonica” was released in 2014.