Nanci Griffith, the Grammy-winning folk and country songwriter has died at the age of 68.
Her record label released a statement on Twitter this evening:
We are deeply saddened to hear that Nanci Griffith has passed. Our condolences to her family, friends and many fans.
May she Rest in Peace ♥️ pic.twitter.com/MwuQ2h53Ig
— Rounder Records (@RounderRecords) August 13, 2021
A statement from her management company confirmed her death, but no cause was provided.
“It was Nanci’s wish that no further formal statement or press release happen for a week following her passing,” Gold Mountain Entertainment said.
Pic: Rounder Records