He sold over 100 million albums over his 40 years career, but on Sunday, December 25th, the sultry voice of George Michael went silent. He was 53 years old. His publicist released a statement confirming the death of the star.
“It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period, his publicist said, “The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”
Police investigating the death say they were called to a property in Goring-on-Thames in Oxfordshire shortly before 2pm on Christmas Day. “Sadly, a 53-year-old man was confirmed deceased at the scene” the reports say. “At this stage the death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.”1