Australian folk star Judith Durham of The Seekers dies at 79
(CNN)Judith Durham, an Australian folk music star and lead singer of The Seekers, has died, according to a statement from her record label. She was 79.
"After a brief stay in the Alfred Hospital, Judith was admitted to Palliative Care on Friday 5 August, where she passed away peacefully that evening. Her death was a result of complications from a long-standing chronic lung disease," Musicoast and Universal Music Australia said in a statement shared on the verified Facebook page for The Seekers.
"Our lives are changed forever losing our treasured lifelong friend and shining star. Her struggle was intense and heroic -- never complaining of her destiny and fully accepting …
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