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Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip performs on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)

The Tragically Hip said singer Gord Downie has died at 53


Gord Downie, lead singer for The Tragicaly Hip, has died, according to a statement from the band. He was 53.

Downie had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2016.

The Tragically Hip, a rock band from Kingston, Ontario, have released 14 studio albums, nine of which have reached No. 1 on the Canadian charts.

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