Renée Geyer, an Australian jazz and soul legend who wrote songs like It’s A Man’s Man’s World and Say I Love You, passed away at the age of 69.
Renée Geyer’s Cause Of Death
Her record company, the Mushroom Group, said in a statement released on Tuesday that the singer passed away from complications following hip surgery while she was in the hospital in Geelong. She also received a diagnosis of incurable lung cancer while she was in the hospital.
Renée Geyer’s Early Life
The youngest of 3 kids, Renée Geyer was born in Melbourne in 1953 to a Hungarian-Jewish father named Edward Geyer and a Slovak-Jewish mother who had survived the Holocaust. Renée, a fellow Holocaust survivor who had assisted Geyer’s mother in Auschwitz after Josef Mengele had sentenced the rest of her mother’s family to death, inspired the name. The Geyers relocated to Sydney when she was a little child where her parents worked as managers of a migrant hostel. She attended several institutions and was expelled for misdemeanor theft from Methodist Ladies College, a private institution.
Renée Geyer’s Personal Life
“A white Hungarian Jew from Australia who sounds like a 65-year-old black man from Alabama,” was how Renée identified herself. In Sydney, Australia, in the 1970s, she started her singing career as a youngster. Her career would eventually last for five decades and feature performances and collaborations with well-known worldwide singers like Bonnie Rait, Chaka Khan, Neil Diamond, and Sting. Trevor, a well-known Australian businessman with a prosperous media career, was married to Renee Geyer. They were wed for a very long time. There were no known children born to Renee Geyer.
Renée Geyer’s Career
She had 4 studio albums under her belt by the end of the 1970s, including the internationally released Moving Along from 1977. It was produced by Motown’s Frank Wilson and featured Ray Parker Jr. and James Jamerson as performers. Geyer was repeatedly nominated for Aria Awards during her career but never took home the prize; however, in 2005 she was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame and in 2013 into the Music Victoria Hall of Fame.
In 2018 at the Australian Women in Music Awards, she was given the lifetime achievement award. Geyer was well recognized for her unyielding nature and propensity for speaking her views; in 1994, she alluded to this by titling her ninth studio album Difficult Woman. She is infamous for hitting Countdown interviewer Molly Meldrum in the face live on television and for being open about her battles with heroin addiction in the 1970s and 1980s.
Renée Geyer’s Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Renée Geyer was $3 million.
1. What is the net worth of Renée Geyer?
Ans. $3 million
2. What is the age of Renée Geyer?
Ans. 69 years old
3. When did Renée Geyer die?
Ans. January 17, 2023
4. When is Renée Geyer’s birthday?
Ans.11 September 1953