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Nanci Griffith, The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, died at 68

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Nanci Griffith

Singer-Song writer Nanci Griffith died at the age of 68 years. She has won several awards including the Grammy Award. Her management confirmed her death but didn’t give any details.

Gold Mountain Entertainment informed that Nanci didn’t want any Statement or press release after her death atleast for a week. This was her last wish.

Many famous celebrities gave tribute to Nanci. Her style of singing was completely different yet soothing. Nanci was believed to be blessed with amazing song-writing skills which added sparks to her singing. Keep reading the article to experience her mesmerizing journey.

Nanci Griffith

Nanci Griffith ‘s Career

Nanci Griffith owns a number of hit songs including “Love and the five and dime”, “Once in a very blue moon”, and “Outbound Plane”. She won the Grammy Award in 1994 for Best Contemporary Folk Album. Nanci won this award for Other Voices, Other Rooms


Initially, she used to perform at nightclubs and festivals in the area. Later, she released her first debut album “There’s a Light behind these woods” in 1978.

She worked with very famous personalities like Emmylou Haris John Prine, Willie Nelson, the Chieftains, Darius Rucker, and many others. In her career of around 40 years, she got immense love and respect from her audience. She released a lot of albums.

She worked continuously and released albums till “Intersections”. It was recorded in her Nashville song in 2012.

Nanci went through a lot of challenges which she overcame. From those years of endless hard work to be one of the most celebrated singers, her journey had not been easy. In 1982, she used to work regularly and released albums with “Poet in my Window”.

Ten years later in 1992, when she joined Elektra Records she again shifted her focus to folk songs and it was this time when she won the Grammy Award. She has been an inspiration for all of us. May her soul rest in peace.

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I am Pallavi Dixit from Kaithal, Haryana. I have completed my schooling from DPS Kaithal and am now pursuing BA (Hons) in Political Science from SGTB Khalsa College

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