Nanci’s death was confirmed by the management and her record was labelled on Friday where the cause of death is given. She was a genre-straddling artist who was the best-known song’s included Love at the Five, Dime and the Outbound Plane.
She has been considered influential and has recorded many duets with artists like Willie Nelson across her success journey.
She was born in Seguin, Texas, in 1953, where Nanci started performing and releasing folk, pieces of music and with it she also worked as a nursery teacher in Austin in the 1970s. She moved to Nashville in 1985, where she kept her first deal of success by signing a major record deal.
Julie Gold’s was one of her successful recordings continue with Bette Midler’s version made a major hit. Her singing style was”Rockabilly”, which was considered unique.
She won a Grammy award in 1994 for Other Voices, Other Rooms which was her cover songs and musical collaborations.
She previously survived cancer twice in the 1990s and has continued her dream and has converted into reality and produce music – with her final album that was released in 2012.
“It was Nanci’s wish that no further formal statement or press release happen for a week following her passing,” Gold Mountain Entertainment said in a statement. Many artists gave her tribute after hearing about a piece of heartbreaking news. Where many posted for her sharing their grief on this sad news.
Country artist Suzy Bogguss shared about Griffith on Instagram and wrote”heart was aching” with the loss.