Australian singer dies aged 90, family says
AUSTRALIA’S K-pop singer has died aged 90 after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Key points:Fifty-seven-year-old K-Pop singer Yoon Hee-yeol died in hospital at her home in Melbourne, her family has saidYoon Heo-yeo was diagnosed with the condition on December 6, 2017Yoon was a prolific vocalist who rose to fame with her hit song “I Love My Mom” in 2007.
In 2014, she released her debut solo album, K-POP, and has since recorded several albums with fellow K-pancreatic singer and rapper Jungkook, as well as her own single “You’re My Baby”.
In an emotional message on her Facebook page, her sister, Jung Kook, said Yoon was “a lovely lady who was always smiling”.
We are so sad.””
Yoon passed away peacefully at her hospital in Melbourne on December 12.
We are so sad.”
Yoon and her mother, Jung Hee Yoon, were married in 1990 and were divorced in 2002.
She is survived by a son, Seung Min, and a daughter, Park Min.