When will Archie Roach be buried

Archie Roach Cause of death

Archibald William Roach AM was an Australian singer, songwriter, and Aboriginal activist. Often referred to as “Uncle Archie”, Roach was a Gunditjmara and Bundjalung elder who campaigned for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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His wife and musical partner was the singer Ruby Hunter (1955–2010).

Roach first became known for the song “Took the Children Away”, which was featured on his debut solo album, Charcoal Lane, in 1990.

He toured around the globe, headlining and opening shows for Joan Armatrading, Bob Dylan, Billy Bragg, Tracy Chapman, Suzanne Vega, and Patti Smith.

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His work has been recognized by numerous nominations and awards, including a Deadly Award for a “Lifetime Contribution to Healing the Stolen Generations” in 2013.

At the 2020 ARIA Music Awards on 25 November 2020, Roach was inducted into their hall of fame.

His 2019 memoir and accompanying album were called Tell Me Why.

Archie Roach Cause of death

Archibald William Roach was born on 8 January 1956 in Mooroopna, Victoria. Mooroopna is named after an Aboriginal word referring to a bend in the Goulburn River near Shepparton in central Victoria.

What is Archie Roach’s net worth?

Archie Roach was valued at around $13 million when he died.

Who was Archie Roach’s wife?

How many wives does Archie Roach have? What is the name of Archie’s first wife?

Roach was married to the singer Ruby Hunter (died 2010) who was also his musical partner.

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On 14 October 2010, Roach suffered a stroke while working in the Kimberley region. After recuperating, he returned to live performance in April 2011.

He also survived lung cancer, due to early diagnosis in 2011 and major surgery.

Did Archie Roach have kids?

How many children does Archie Roach have and their names?

They had two sons, Amos and Eban. They also had three foster children, Kriss, Terrence, and Arthur.

How old was Archie Roach?

Where was Archie Roach born and his age?

Archie Roach is 66 years of age he was born on January 8, 1956, in Mooroopna, Australia, and died on July 30, 2022, in Warnambool, Australia.

What was Archie Roach cause of death?

Has Archie Roach really died? What happened to Archie Roach?

Roach died on 30 July 2022 at Warrnambool Base Hospital after many years of suffering from lung cancer.

His sons, Amos and Eban, have given permission for his name and image to continue to be used “so that his legacy will continue to inspire”. This permission is limited to news.

Tributes were paid to his memory by prominent names in arts, politics, and sport including Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese, Victorian premier Daniel Andrews and musicians including Emma Donovan, Briggs, John Schumann, Alice Skye, Emily Wurramara, Paul Kelly, Billy Bragg, Mark Seymour, Midnight Oil, and Shane Howard.

Source: Nsemwokrom.com