Australian singer, songwriter, and musician, Judith Durham, has passed away at the age of 79.
Born on July 3, 1943, in Essendon, Australia, Judith became the lead singer of the Australian popular folk music group the Seekers in 1963.
The group has sold over 50 million records worldwide after it subsequently became the first Australian pop music group to achieve major chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Durham left the group in mid-1968 to pursue her solo career.
Though she remained primarily a solo performer, Judith began to make sporadic recordings and performances with The Seekers in 1993.
She was named Victorian of the Year on July 1, 2015, for her services to music and a range of charities.
A collection of 14 previously unreleased songs was released on the album “So Much More” to celebrate Durham’s 75th birthday in June 2018.
Judith Durham passed away on August 5, 2022, at the age of 79.
Was Judith Durham Of The Seekers Ever Married?
Yes, Judith Durham was married to her husband who was her musical director, British pianist Ronald Edgeworth, at Scots’ Church in Melbourne on November 21, 1969.
The couple was together until Judith’s husband Ronald, who was born on January 29, 1938, in England, United Kingdom, passed away on December 10, 1994, with Durham by his side.