Helen Reddy: Australian singer of feminist anthem I Am Lady dies

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picture captionHelen Reddy shot to fame inside the 1970s

Helen Reddy, the Australian singer inside the abet of feminist anthem I Am Lady, has died customary 78.

Reddy died on Tuesday in Los Angeles, her household mentioned in a assertion on Fb.

Her children Traci Donat and Jordan Sommers described her as a “very best mother, grandmother, and a the reality is formidable woman”.

“Our hearts are broken. However we buy consolation inside the suggestions that her prepare will reside on with out destroy.”

Reddy had a string of pop and rock hits inside the 1970s, however is best identified for the 1972 anthem I Am Lady – a rousing tune which grew to change into well-known inside the girls’s liberation circulation.

It went on to promote over one million copies and grew to change right into a defining tune of Second-wave feminism.