Friday, 11 March 2016
Thursday, 10 March 2016
Jon English, who has died aged 66, found fame playing Judas in the original Australian production of Jesus Christ Superstar in 1972.
With his boundless energy, rock-star looks and gravelly voice, English became the star of the show and one of Australia’s most loved stage performers.
Tuesday, 8 March 2016
Daddy Cool guitarist Ross Hannaford has died aged 65, months after a sell-out benefit concert to raise money for his battle with cancer.Hannaford was diagnosed with cancer last year, but continued to perform, and Daddy Cool's Ross Wilson said he would be remembered as one of the country's greatest musicians.
The guitarist formed Daddy Cool in 1970 with Wilson, and was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame in 2006.
Wilson tweeted on Tuesday afternoon: "Sad to tell you that my friend Ross Hannaford has passed away."
Thanks for the music Ross.....a truly great Australian.