On August 14th Nanci Griffith, a American folk singer and songwriter, died on August 13th at the age of 68, foreign media reported. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1996 and thyroid cancer in 1998. Her company did not disclose the cause of Griffin’s death.
Nanci Griffith was born in Texas in 1953 and has been singing at her hometown club since she was 14. In the late 1970s, she brought her self-proclaimed “folkabilly” style to Nashville, the country music capital. In 1994, she won a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album for her album “Other Voices, Other Rooms.”