Rhinestone Cowboy singer Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81 after “a long and courageous battle” with Alzheimer’s disease, his family said.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather,” their statement said.
The legendary guitarist announced his Alzheimer’s diagnosis in 2011.
A self-taught prodigy, he rose from an impoverished childhood in Arkansas to sell 45 million records.
If you’d like to stay up to date with what’s happening in Wicklow, then why not sign up for our weekly newsletter. which is delivered to your inbox each Wednesday – no spam we promise.
You can also stay up to date on our Facebook Page