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Michael Lee Aday, AKA Meatloaf, a popular American musician and actor, died and passed away on January 20, 2022, at the age of 74.
Micheal Greene, his longtime agent, confirmed the news in a statement on Friday.
When his death was announced, his representative described the artist as a “wonderful man.”
The musician and actor died with his wife, Deborah, by his side, according to an official announcement on Facebook.
Michael also talked about how his daughters, Pearl and Amanda, got to spend time with their father before he died.
The artist, who was born in Texas, was known for his powerful rock vocals as well as his spectacular live performances.
He began his career in the late 1960s, touring with Van Morrison and other celebrities.
After that, he went on to star in the musical Hair before launching his solo career.
His “Bat Out of Hell” trilogy, consisting of “Bat Out of Hell,” “Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell,” and “Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose,” has sold over 65 million records worldwide.
The original album, which was released more than four decades ago, continues to sell an estimated 200,000 copies per year and has been on the charts for over nine years, making it one of the best-selling albums in history.
Furthermore, in the mid-1990s, Meat Loaf earned a Grammy Award for his song “I’d Do Anything for Love.”
Meat Loaf, the legendary singer whose 1977 record “Bat out of Hell” is one of the best-selling albums of all time, has died at age 74, according to a statement on his verified Facebook page https://t.co/G8t4SyYtZ3
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) January 21, 2022
Meatloaf Singer Health: Did He Have Covid Or Stroke? Death Cause Explained
Following singer Meatloaf’s sudden death, netizens are speculating if his death was caused by Covid or Stroke.
It is true he had a stroke ( source) but it is not clear if he had Covid as there has been no announcement of such news, and the cause of death has not been revealed by the family.
Likewise, at this moment of his death news going round, there is no information available about his Covid vaccinations.
Therefore, it would be inappropriate to pry any information from their family at this difficult time.
Still on Meatloaf Singer health, we do know, though, that the artist has struggled with health concerns throughout the years. Meat Loaf has stated that he will not sing again.
He confessed in a 2018 interview with Rolling Stone that he needed assistance from his wife to get into bed every night. He went on to say that he has had numerous back surgeries over the years and that he passed out during a show in Canada in 2016.
Furthermore, due to his back issue, the singer struggled throughout his interview with Rolling Stone as well.