“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Helen Reddy, in Los Angeles on the afternoon of September 29, 2020. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and indeed a formidable woman.” Children Tracy and Jordan.
The Del Australian singer was also known for “Delta Dawn” and “Any Way to a Lady”.
A film biography of Reddy’s ecstasy as a hit in New York City – titled “I’m a Woman” – premiered last month. The film stars Tilda as Kobham-Harvey Reddy and has a new song by Reddy’s granddaughter Lily Donat.
“I’m a Woman” was released in 1971, but it didn’t make it to the Billboard Hot 100 until December next year. Then, in 1973, Reddy won his first GRAMMY for the song, according to the Recording Academy GRAMMY Awards website.
“I thank God, because That “It makes everything possible,” Reddy said in a short acknowledgment speech. In 1976 she will be nominated for another GRAMMY.
“Our hearts are broken,” her children’s statement said. “But we rest with the knowledge that his voice will live on forever.”