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Rangi Hirini: 'We have lost a great leader', shock and grief after Dr G Yunupingu dies | NITV


'We have lost a great leader', shock and grief after Dr G Yunupingu dies | NITV: Australia is mourning the loss of its most prominent Indigenous musician, Dr G Yunupingu, whose exquisite, ethereal voice propelled him onto the world stage.

Tributes are flowing for the 46-year-old who has died in Darwin.

He'd suffered years of ill health, having contracted Hepatitis B as a child, leaving him with liver and kidney disease.

Yesterday Mark Grose from Dr G Yunupingu's music label Skinnyfish Music said his death showed there was still far to great a gap for Indigenous Australians in the area of health and life expectancy

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