Seekers singer Judith Durham has died aged 79

Australian singer Judith Durham of folk band The Seekers has died aged 79.

The singer died Friday night after a long battle with chronic lung disease, the Herald Sun reports.

She had been in palliative care at Alfred Hospital before her death from complications of the illness.

Australian singer Judith Durham of folk group The Seekers has died aged 79. Judith pictured herself performing in 2013

Australian singer Judith Durham of folk group The Seekers has died aged 79. Judith pictured herself performing in 2013

Australian singer Judith Durham of folk group The Seekers has died aged 79. Judith pictured herself performing in 2013

Folk-pop legends The Seekers are pictured in 1964. The group is best known for their hits like I'll Never Find Another You and Georgy Girl

Folk-pop legends The Seekers are pictured in 1964. The group is best known for their hits like I'll Never Find Another You and Georgy Girl

Folk-pop legends The Seekers are pictured in 1964. The group is best known for their hits like I’ll Never Find Another You and Georgy Girl

Her Seekers bandmates Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley and Athol Guy called her a “lifelong friend” in a joint statement.

“Our lives have changed forever and we are losing our cherished lifelong friend and shining star,” they said.

“Her struggle was intense and heroic – she never complained about her fate and fully accepted its ending. Their great musical legacy Keith, Bruce and [Athol] are so blessed to share.’

George Ash, President of Universal Music Australia and New Zealand, also praised the late singer in an emotional statement.

“Great artists become part of our fabric and our extended family, and Judith Durham was no exception,” he said.

“She was a force of nature, constantly driven by a passion for music and life. We were all privileged to have known Judith and heard her heavenly voice. We are deeply saddened by her death and will miss her dearly.’

The Seekers were best known for their hits “I’ll Never Find Another You” and “Georgy Girl.”

Her Seekers bandmates Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley and Athol Guy called her a

Her Seekers bandmates Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley and Athol Guy called her a

Her Seekers bandmates Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley and Athol Guy called her a “lifelong friend” in a joint statement. All pictured together

Source: | Dailymail.co.uk

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