Celebrated singer Deborah Fraser died last Sunday, according to a statement released by her family. She was 56.
Before her death last week, she was said to have suffered a severe stroke and was taken to the hospital. She passed away at Christ Hani Baragwanath Hospital yesterday, May 15.
Her family announced her death in a statement published on her Instagram page. The family noted she died in the afternoon after a short illness, surrounded by her family and friends.
Although in the statement no clues were given on what actually ailed her, the family noted it would love to be given the space to process the tragedy.
The family gave no clues on when the late musician’s funeral might be held but provided phone numbers people might contact if they have any questions. You can check out the post below.
A gospel singer, Deborah Fraser was one of Mzansi’s notable voices and was well-loved for the soul she brought fo her performances.
The news of her death has, understandably, generated a wave of mourning among those who loved her and her music, celebs and ordinary folk alike. This much could be seen in the comments to the post about her passing.