American Jazz and R&B Singer, Natalie Cole, has succumbed to death on Thursday, December 31, 2015 in a hospital in Los Angeles, California at the age of 65.
Natalie is the daughter of an equally famous singer, Nat “King” Cole. Natalie is a recipient of numerous awards as a singer. Among them are 9 Grammy Awards and 21 nominations during her colorful career as a singer and songwriter. She also went on to acting on television.
Entertainment news reported that she suffered from Hepatitis C and had battled drugs and a kidney transplant. She died of congestive heart failure.
She popularized songs such as, ‘This Will Be’, ‘Inseparable’, ‘Miss You Like Crazy, and ‘Starting Over Again’.
Her son, Robert Yancy, said:
“Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived with dignity, strength and honour. Our beloved mother and sister will be greatly missed and remain unforgettable in our hearts forever.”
May you rest in peace, Natalie Cole and thank you for your gift of music.