Singer Helen Reddy, of the 70’s women’s activist anthem “I Am Woman,” has passed on, on Tuesday 29th September, 2020, in Los Angeles, California, United States at age 78. Her passing was declared on Facebook by her children Traci Wald Donat, Jordan Sommers.
As per the statement by her children on Facebook, it read:
“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Helen Reddy, on the afternoon of September 29th 2020 in Los Angeles. She was a wonderful Mother, Grandmother and a truly formidable woman,”. Our hearts are broken But we take comfort in the knowledge that her voice will live on forever.”
Helen Maxine Reddy was an Australian-American singer, actress and extremist. Born in Melbourne, Victoria, to a big time family, Reddy began her career as a performer at age four (4).
The Australian entertainer was additionally known for “Delta Dawn” and “Ain’t No Way to Treat a Lady.” A film history of Reddy’s ascent from single parent in New York City to hit artist – named “I Am Woman” – debuted a month ago.
In 1973, Reddy won her first GRAMMY, as per the GRAMMY Recording Academy.