• Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot has died
  • He came to prominence in the 1980s
  • Gordon passed away peacefully at 84

His hit "If You Could Read My Mind" went around the whole world, delighting music fans even to this day. Gordon Lightfoot had a certain way of touching the heartstrings. The sad news of his passing was made public on his Facebook page by the singer's own family.

Gordon's legacy will live long in the memory of all music fans

In a short statement, his family have announced that the singer died peacefully. His family include his wife Kim Hasse, his six children and several grandchildren.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also commented on Lightfoot's death himself: "We have lost one of our greatest singer-songwriters," he wrote on Twitter...

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