Australian musician and Aboriginal activist Archie Roach has passed away.
Born on January 8, 1956, in Mooroopna, Australia, Roach was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist, and also a Gunditjmara and Bundjalung elder and campaigner for the rights of Indigenous Australians. Archie Roach
Roach first became known after his song “Took the Children Away”, which was featured on his debut solo album, Charcoal Lane, in 1990 became a global hit.
He toured around the globe, headlining and opening shows for Bob Dylan, Billy Bragg, Tracy Chapman, Joan Armatrading, Suzanne Vega, and Patti Smith.
From a Deadly Award for a “Lifetime Contribution to Healing the Stolen Generations” in 2013, his work has been recognised by numerous nominations and awards.
At the 2020 ARIA Music Awards on November 25, 2020, Roach was inducted into their hall of fame.
Who Was Archie Roach’s Wife Ruby Hunter?
Ruby Hunter was the wife of Archie Roach. The couple was married for many decades until the death of Ruby in 2010.
Ruby Hunter Wikipedia
Ruby Charlotte Margaret Hunter, also known as Áunty Ruby, was an Aboriginal Australian singer, songwriter, and guitarist, and the life and musical partner of Archie Roach AM.
Ruby Hunter Cause Of Death
Ruby Hunter, died on February 17, 2010.
How Old Was Ruby Hunter When She Died?
She was 54 at the time of death.
Ruby Hunter Funeral
There are no details of how her funeral was being held.