Canadian musicians who died due to Surgery

Here are 1 famous musicians from Canada died in Surgery:

Rita MacNeil

Rita MacNeil (May 28, 1944 Big Pond, Nova Scotia-April 16, 2013 Sydney) otherwise known as MacNeil, Rita or Rita MacNeil, CM, ONS was a Canadian singer and presenter.

Her most important albums: Flying on Your Own, Home I'll Be, Joyful Sounds, The Christmas EP, Thinking of You, Volume One, Songs From the Collection, Reason to Believe, Now the Bells Ring, Rita and Late December. Her related genres: Folk music and Country.

MacNeil's career spanned over four decades and she was widely regarded as one of Canada's foremost singer-songwriters. She rose to national prominence in 1987 with the release of her popular album "Flying On Your Own". Throughout her career, MacNeil performed with some of the biggest names in the music industry and became known for her powerful vocals and emotive lyrics. She was also a beloved television personality, hosting several popular variety shows including "Rita and Friends" and "Rita and Friends Christmas". MacNeil was a recipient of numerous awards including 3 Juno Awards, a Gemini Award and the Order of Canada. Her legacy continues to inspire musicians across Canada and beyond.

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