Last Christmas pop legends: Dead George Michael

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Gone from the life of British pop singer George Michael

British singer, performer of the hit “Last Christmas” George Michael died on Christmas eve in the family circle. The death of 53-year-old musician stated the physicians, December 25, in a private home for George Michael in Oxfordshire. His relatives refuse to talk about the causes of death and are asked to respect their privacy.

World stars and politicians have expressed sadness at the passing of the icon of pop music.

“Very sad to hear the news about George Michael. An incredible talent who brought joy to millions with his music,” wrote the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, on his Twitter page.

Very sad to hear the news about George Michael. An incredible talent who brought joy to millions of us with his music.

— Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) 25 Dec 2016

Singer Elton John said that is in deep shock over news about Michael’s death. In Instagram artist published a report which said that he had lost a friend.

I am in deep shock. I have lost a beloved friend – the kindest, most generous soul and a brilliant artist. My heart goes out to his family, friends and all of his fans. @GeorgeMichael #RIP

A photo posted by Elton John (@eltonjohn) on Dec 25, 2016 at 3:24pm PST

A classmate of the singer and his partner on team Wham! Andrew Ridgely wrote: “my Heart breaks at the news of the loss of my beloved friend. Not only me, but also his friends, the whole world of music and, in General, of the whole world”.

Heartbroken at the loss of my beloved friend Yog. Me, his loved ones, his friends, the world of music, the world at large. 4ever loved. A xx https://t.co/OlGTm4D9O6

— Andrew Ridgeley (@ajridgeley) 26 Dec 2016

“Oh, God, no… I love you, George. Rest in peace,” wrote Robie Williams on Twitter.

Oh God no …I love you George …Rest In Peace x

— Robbie Williams (@robbiewilliams) December 26, 2016

Fans around the world are grief-stricken by the news of the death of the British singer.

The representative of the fan club of Michael in London on 24-year-old Andrew Lowe said 112.ua that the artist’s death was a complete surprise to him.

“Now, anything to say. Hard to believe it. At first, I saw Facebook, then we got on the phone with a friend,” he told Lowe.

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George Michael and Princess Diana

A fan called the death of the performer of the hit “Last Christmas” (Last Christmas) “sinister” circumstances.

Anna, who represents the fan base from the Ukraine and is the administrator for the largest community about Michael in the VC, also spoke 112.ia, which is in a state of shock.

“Let’s late, I’m not yet in reality, in shock,” she said.

Another fan, Ilyas said that the club had plans to get together, “but not death”. At the moment, the fans made their feelings on social media.

“Well, you know how many people, so many you can come up with versions. The world gives such chance, but when they happen to famous people like – of course all very mysterious. I’m not talking about his personal situation. A lot of circumstances. I personally could not expect that sir Michael so suddenly leaves us,” he said 112.ua Ilyas.

Real name British pop legend Giorgios Kyriakos. The future singer was born in the summer of 1963 in London, in the family of restaurateur and dancers.

The school where George was the best DJ at parties, to get acquainted with Andrew Ridgeley. Both dreamed of the world stage, so to come together in common cause, they were easy enough.

In the early ‘ 80s, Michael and Ridgely create a group called “The Executive”, but the team did not last long and eventually the musicians decided to perform a duet. From this moment begins the history of the famous project “Wham!”, established by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley.

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Gone from the life of British pop singer George Michael

“Wham!” was the wave of the ‘ 80s, such singles like “Wake Me Up Before You Go Go” was on the top of the British charts and the single “Last Christmas” has become a symbol of Christmas all over the world.

“This is a naive time… now No one will remember that Wham! wasn’t even the stylist. Then the young people were not afraid to die and made socially significant actions. You were not old enough to have children or a mortgage, but you have enough time to be themselves. You are dressed like your mom and dad, you looked like a teenager. Now girls to 14 years wear Prada, and the guys dream of having all the gadgets. They strive to become themselves young adults. It’s bad. At the time, we better know how to have fun than kids now. And I’m very proud of what we have achieved c Wham!”, – said Michael in an interview.

In 1986, the song “The Edge of Heaven” took the leading place in the national UK singles chart, but the group “Wham!” broke up and the musicians started a solo career.

In the fall of 1987 George Michael has presented his debut album “Faith”, which got recognition due to the funk-single “Freedom”. This album broke all sales records in the United States.

The creation of the second album was overshadowed by the scandal’s “Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1”, and the case went to trial. The artist said that the company “Sony” is investing too little money in the promotion of LP.

George Michael managed to record a duet with Elton John “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”, to participate in the concert “Queen” and sign the agreement with the label “Virgin Records”.

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George Michael and Queen guitarist Brian Mack on the concert of memory of Freddie mercury in 1992

In 1998 they released a compilation album, “Ladies And Gentlemen: The Best Of George Michael” but his sales dramatically reduced after George Michael confessed to homosexuality.

The singer was arrested by a police officer who was working undercover for sexual harassment in a public toilet in a Park in Beverly hills. Friction George Michael and Marcelo Rodriguez lasted a long time, and the singer even released the video for “Outside” that demonstrate what actually occurred in a public toilet in the spring of 1998.

In 1991 Michael to get acquainted with Brazilian designer Anselmo, Feleppa at a concert in Rio. After six months of whirlwind romance, lover of George Michael learned that he is a carrier of HIV. After two years of their relationship, Anselmo Feleppa died of a brain hemorrhage.

George Michael was dedicated to his beloved single, “Jesus to a Child”, and then suffered another tragedy – his mother dies.

In the early 2000-ies George Michael tried again to achieve its former popularity, thanks to the songs “Freeek!” and “Shoot The Dog”.

In July 2007, the George part of her world tour, 25 live is a concert in Kiev. Shortly before this the actor gave an interview to the British journalist Billy Sloan, in which he admitted that by the age of 60 does not see himself a public figure like Elton John.

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George Michael in Kiev

“I don’t need 60 years around me spinning machine of show business. Oh, God, no!” – said the singer.

In the summer of 2011, George Michael went to the long-awaited world tour “Symphonica Tour” through Europe, but the next show in Austria had to be cancelled. George Michael suffered from a severe form of pneumonia. It was reported that when he was on the verge of life and death, but because of the ventilator he could lose the voice. However, later in the same year, the musician announced a complete recovery.

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George Michael at the 2012 Olympic games in London

In the summer of 2012, despite skepticism about the statements of the doctors, George Michael recorded the song “White Light”. This hit he performed during the closing ceremony of the Summer Olympic games in London, and then resumed its tour.

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