Newsclip®: [Entertainment] The Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie diagnosed with terminal cancer | People | News | The Independent

"Gordon Downie, the lead singer of Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.  In news that has devastated fans, The Hip confirmed Downie, 52, was diagnosed with cancer in December. A founding member, Downie has performed with The Hip for over three decades and released three solo albums.  The band told their fans in a Facebook post this afternoon, in which they also announced plans to tour again in his honour. ",

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