English singer-songwriter and virtuosic guitar player, Michael Chapman has died at the age of 80.
According to the Pitchfork reports, A cause of death was not announced, but it was stated that Chapman died at his home. Also, The news was first revealed on Chapman’s Instagram Check below.
Chapman Instagram mentioned, “It is with regret and indescribable sadness that we must tell all of his friends that Michael Chapman died earlier today at home.
Andru Chapman, Michael’s wife and inspiration will of course appreciate her privacy during this period of loss. Please raise a glass or two to a gentleman, a musician, a husband, a force of nature, a legend and the most fully qualified survivor.”
Chapman originally began playing the guitar with jazz bands, mainly in his hometown of Leeds in the West Riding of Yorkshire. He became well known in the folk clubs of the late 1960s, as well as on the ‘progressive’ music scene, and released over 50 albums.
In 2016, Chapman celebrated fifty years as a professional musician. Towards the end of his life, he still played professionally and regularly toured in the UK, Europe and the US.
English Singer, Michael Chapman Died At 80