The legendary Australian singer Jon English has died after complications following surgery for an aortic aneurysm. He was 66. English, known for his breakthrough stage role in Jesus Christ Superstar, was due to tour Australia from May starting in Perth, but was forced to cancel several shows earlier in the week because of â€œunexpected ill healthâ€. He was hospitalised for broken ribs when the aneurysm was discovered. He was surrounded by his four children, Jessamin, Josephine, Jonnie and Julian, his wife Carmen, his sister Janet, his brother Jeremy, his nephews Jay and Jasper Collie, his grandson Jzawo and other close family members. English won the 1979 Logie award for best new talent in Australia for his role in TV mini-series Against the Wind.
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