Singer Helen Reddy dies aged 78
Helen Reddy – whose song “I Am Woman” became a global feminist anthem – has died.
She was aged 78.
Her family said:
“Our hearts are broken.
“But we take comfort in the knowledge that her voice will live on forever.”
Ms Reddy was born in Australia and moved to America after winning a talent show.
Her song “I Am Woman” topped the charts in 1972 and launched world-wide fame.
She had her own television series – “The Helen Reddy Show” – and starred in Hollywood films.
Ms Reddy was the world’s top-selling female vocalist in 1973 and 1974.
She retired in 2002 and was diagnosed with dementia in 2015.