Gord Downie


Age: 53

lead singer and songwriter of the Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip who became a part of Canada's national identity with hockey, small towns, and the country's literature since the band's first album in 1987 that has provided a soundtrack for the lives of many Canadians, whose best-known songs were Ahead by a Century and Bobcaygeon.

Cause of Death: Brain cancer

Born: February 6, 1964

Died: October 17, 2017

Toronto, Canada