Mumbai Singer Judith Durham is no more with us. Singer has died at the age of 79. According to reports, Judith Durham was battling a lung-related illness. The singer breathed her last at Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital due to health complications.
Judith Durham joined The Seekers in 1963. The Seekers became the first Australian band to achieve success in the UK and US with Judith’s voice. The band sold over 50 million records including ‘The Carnival Is Over’, ‘I’ll Never Find Another You’, ‘A World of Our Own’, and ‘Georgie Girl’ which proved to be hits. Judith Durham left the band in 1968 and released several studio albums. Singer recorded again in 1990 with the Seekers band.
Gram, a member of The Seekers’ management team, commented on Singer’s passing: “This is a sad day for the family of Judith, her fellow Seekers Musicost employees, the music industry and fans around the world, and all of us.”
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese paid tribute to Durham’s death, writing: ‘Judith Durham gave voice to a new facet of our identity and helped pave the way for a new generation of Australian artists. His kindness will be remembered by many, the anthem he gave to our nation will never be forgotten.