In a statement, Gold Mountain Entertainment said, “It was Nanci’s wish that no further formal statement or press release happen for a week following her passing,”
Following Griffith’s death, singer Darius Rucker expressed his sorrow on Twitter. He wrote, “Today i am just sad man. I lost one of my idols. One of the reasons I am in Nashville.She blew my mind the first time I heard [Mary &] Omie. And singing with her was my favorite things to do. Grammy-winning folk singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith dies,”
Our hearts are heavy today hearing the news that Nanci Griffith has passed. She was a beautiful songwriter and a beacon in the Texas music scene for decades. She appeared on Austin City Limits a remarkable eight times. We’ll share a more complete tribute soon. pic.twitter.com/0vlNQyMn9w
😥 Friend just messaged me to say that Nanci Griffith has died. An extraordinary singer writer & player. She was v good to me when I was starting out, brought me on the road with her & brought people to my gigs. We shared some epic nights. “God bless the flyer…“ #NanciGriffithpic.twitter.com/AjFncw1FVB
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