Zach Sobiech

 

 

Age: 18

 

Summary: Minnesota folk rock singer and songwriter who learned he was dying and wrote the farewell song Clouds that became a YouTube sensation attracting more than four million views, in which proceeds from the sale of the song and his other music will go to the Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund for research on the disease.

 

 

Cause of Death: Bone cancer

 

Born: May 3, 1995

 

Died: May 20, 2013

 

Location: Lakeland, Minnesota