Helen Reddy, the Australian singer best known for her 1972 anthem hit, I Am Woman, has died aged 78.
Reddy was diagnosed with dementia in 2015 and lived in a Los Angeles retirement home for professional artists.
A statement from Reddy’s children, Traci and Jordan, was posted on his official fan page Tuesday afternoon.
“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Helen Reddy, on the afternoon of September 29, 2020 in Los Angeles,” the statement read.
“She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and a really great woman. Our hearts are broken. But we take comfort in knowing that his voice will live on forever. “