Singer Dr G. Yunupingu dies aged 46
The 46-year-old singer and songwriter made an indelible contribution to Australian culture, introducing his indigenous culture to the world and top of the charts with an angelic voice singing in his own language.
Born on Elcho Island off north east Arnhemland, the acutely shy blind boy of the Gumatj clan taught himself to play drums, keyboards, didgeridoo and guitar. He was a son of the Rainbow Spirit and his animal totem was Baru, the crocodile.
“Dr G. Yunpingu is reme…