Singer Helen Reddy, recognized for ‘I Am Female,’ dies at seventy eight in Los Angeles – KABC-Television


LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Australian singer Helen Reddy, most effective regarded for the feminist anthem “I Am Girl,” has died at age seventy eight in Los Angeles.

Throughout a vocation that spanned nearly 4 decades, Reddy unveiled 18 studio albums, with eight hits landing at No. one on Billboard’s adult modern day chart. She also acted in films and musicals and made numerous television appearances. She introduced her retirement in 2002, but subsequently made a handful of comeback live performance appearances.

Reddy was most carefully associated with “I Am Girl” on her debut album in 1971. The tune with its reference to “Hear me roar” celebrated woman empowerment and designed her an icon of the feminist motion.

The singer relished a prolific job, showing in “Airport 1975” as a singing nun and scoring several hits, like “Ain’t No Way To Address a Lady,” “Delta Dawn,” “Angie Child” and “You and Me In opposition to the World.”

Reddy died just weeks immediately after the launch of a film about her lifetime titled “I Am Girl.”

Reddy’s little ones Traci and Jordan announced that the actor-singer died Tuesday in Los Angeles.

“She was a great Mother, Grandmother and a certainly formidable lady,” they reported in a statement. “Our hearts are broken. But we get comfort and ease in the expertise that her voice will live on forever.”

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The Linked Press contributed to this report.

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