Sinead O’Connor died of natural causes, said a statement issued by a London court. The famous Irish singer was found dead at her home in London in July 2023. She was 56 years old.
Irish singer Sinead O’Connor died of natural causes, the London Borough of Southwark announced on Tuesday. “It is hereby determined that Mrs. O’Connor died of natural causes. Accordingly, the coroner has terminated his involvement in the investigation of her death,” the court’s brief statement said.
Sinead O’Connor has died at the age of 56. The singer’s body was found on July 26, 2023, in her home in southeast London, to which she had moved a few months earlier. Just a few days before her death, the singer announced on social media about her plans for a new album and tour.
Sinead O’Connor is dead
Born in Dublin in 1966, O’Connor began her musical career at a young age, releasing her first album “The Lion and the Cobra” in 1987. In total, she recorded 10 studio albums, the most successful of which was the second one, “I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got”, released in 1990. It sold over 7 million copies. This album also includes O’Connor’s most famous hit “Nothing Compares 2U”. Thanks to it, she became a world-class star, although none of her later albums came close to the success of “I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got”.
As much as for her music, the artist was also known for her shaved head and uncompromisingly expressed views on socio-political issues, including religion. The loudest controversy in this regard was the tearing of a photo of the Pope in 1992 during the “Saturday Night Live” program on the American NBC station. John Paul IIwhich was supposed to be a protest against sexual abuse by priests.
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