Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Gourthlo has died. Let’s find out how the singer died and what was the cause of his death.
How did Bruce Guthrow die?
Acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Guthro passed away on September 6, 2023. Riley Madison announced the sad news in the following social media statement, stating:
The world lost a tremendously gifted talent last night. Bruce Guthro, you have been a bright spot in the music scene, especially in our home state of Nova Scotia, Canada. We will miss you very much. This loss is difficult to comprehend. Sleep peacefully. Good luck.
Bruce Guthro has passed away after a valiant battle with cancer.
He is famous for his famous songs. Bruce’s legacy as excellent songwriting and a true ambassador for Maritime/Canadian musicians and artists will live on too!
Bruce Guthro is a famous Canadian singer and songwriter. Mr Bruce Guthro was born and raised in the Sydney mining area of Cape Breton, the seventh of nine children.
Runrig are a Celtic rock band from Scotland. In 1998, he became the lead singer of the band. The singer has also won numerous East Coast Music Awards (ECMA). He also founded and hosts the Canadian television show Songwriters Circle.
Guthro has extensive professional experience having been in the music industry since 1994.
Bruce worked in a hard rock mine in Northern Saskatchewan for a short time after graduation before returning home to pursue his love of music and songwriting.
He honed his musical skills while trying to make a living, learning the value of dedication, persistence, dedication, and persistence.
The experiences and life lessons learned over the years extend beyond his hands and heart as he puts his heart and soul into his music. After getting to know him, he signed his first international recording contract with EMI Music Canada in 1998.
While enjoying the popularity of the Canadian gold album and number one song, Scottish Celtic rock superstar Runrig approached him and tapped him as lead vocalist.
Twenty years later, Bruce has received numerous awards, platinum and gold records from around the world. In addition to hosting the CBC Gemini Award Winning Songwriters Circle, he has won 9 East Coast Music Awards, 3 Radio Canada Music Awards, SOCAN #1 Songwriter Award and more.
He has also sold over one million songs worldwide. Bruce and his wife Kim (also a teacher at Sydney Mines) currently live in Halifax. Their children Dylan and Jody are proud to be part of the Nova Scotia music scene and follow in their father’s footsteps.