RIP: Gordon Lightfoot has Passed Away

The Canadian singer-songwriter was 84 years old.

Manus Hopkins
May 2, 2023

Canadian singer-songwriter and music icon Gordon Lightfoot has passed away, his family has announced.

A statement from the famly reads:

"It is with profound sadness that we confirm that Gordon Meredith Lightfoot has passed away. Gordon died peacefully on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 730 p.m. at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. He died of natural causes. He was 84 years old.

He is survived by his wife Kim Hasse, six children– Fred, Ingrid, Eric, Galen, Miles and Meredith, as well as several grandchildren."

We offer our condolences to Lightfoot's family.

Manus Hopkins

Manus Hopkins is the Assistant Editor of Canadian Musician