Robbie Robertson, Canadian Music Legend, Dead at 80

Band’s frontman Robbie Robertson dies at age 80, legendary guitarist.

The Band, a Canadian-American band, rose to fame in the 1970s under Robbie’s direction. Robbie Robertson was regarded as one of the best guitarists of all time in addition to his singing abilities.

Throughout his lengthy musical career, the rocker cooperated with a number of renowned musicians, including Martin Scorsese, a director, and Bob Dylan.

His management group verified the devastating news of the musical great’s passing.

Variety reports that Robertson passed away on Wednesday following a protracted illness.

Robert was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing, according to a statement from his manager.

According to Metro, the musician was also survived by his ex-wife Dominique, her partner Nicholas, their children Alexandra, Sebastian, and Delphine, as well as Kenny, Delphine’s partner, and their grandchildren Angelica, Donovan, Dominic, Gabriel, and Seraphina.

Robert has finished his fourth cinematic soundtrack production, according to a statement from his manager Jared Levine.

His The Band’s singles The Weight, Chest Fever, and Up on Cripple Creek are well-known.

In 1994, Robertson and his band were honored by being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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