Newswire: R.I.P. George Michael

George Michael, former Wham! singer turned solo artist, has died, according to the BBC. The news was confirmed by his publicist, who says Michael died at home sometime over the past few days. In a statement, the publicist said: “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. The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.” No cause of death was given. He was 53.

Michael was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in North London on June 25, 1963,the son of a Greek restauranteur and an English dancer. As a teenager, he began exploring his love of music by busking on the London Underground and DJing at local schools and clubs. It was around this same time he …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *