Shirley Eikhard was a famous singer as well as a songwriter. She holds Canadian nationality. She is best recognized as the author of Bonnie Raitt’s 1991 hit “Something to Talk About”. She did not get good recognition as a singer in her own Canada, but as a songwriter, she became recognized as a very well-known writer. Due to her recent death, she is being searched a lot on the internet.
Shirley Eikhard, writer of the Grammy-Award winning “Something To Talk About” and a two-time JUNO and multi-BMI Award winner and inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame, had died. She passed away surrounded by wonderfully caring staff and dear friends at age 67. pic.twitter.com/h3yKjNr22W
— Eric Alper 🎧 (@ThatEricAlper) December 15, 2022
What was the cause of the death of Shirley Eikhard?
Shirley Eikhard died at the age of 67 on 15 December 2022 at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, Canada. The cause of Shirley Eikhard’s death was cancer. Her fans were saddened by the news of her death. Due to her sudden death, fans are searching for her a lot through social media and giving her tributes.
She was born in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada to parents June Eckhardt and Cecil Eckhardt. Her parents were also musicians and members of a local band. Her date of birth was 7 November 1955.
Is Shirley Eikhard Married?
Shirley Eikhard was not married but she was in a relationship. His partner’s name was Lola Catherine Osborne. Lola Catherine died suddenly in 2021. Shirley Eikhard lived in Harriston, Ontario before she died. Shirley Eikhard never married. Her love life was good but after the death of her partner in 2021, she used to live alone.
Shirley Eikhard’s Singing Career
Shirley Eikhard began her career at the age of 13 in Cobourg. After that, she auditioned for the Songwriter’s Workshop at the 1969 Mariposa Folk Festival. Then, two years later, when she was 15, her song “It Takes Time” was recorded by Anne Murray. The song was also recorded by Kim Carnes for her 1971 album Rest on Me.
In 1971, he also released his single “Something in Your Face”. In 2021, Shirley released the single “Anything Is Possible” and the album “On My Way to You”. In 1972, she released her first album “Shirley Eikhard”.
After that, she released many albums including Let Me Down Easy, End of the Day, Dream of a Perfect Day The Holidays Are Here, Riding on the 65, and more. She also released her singles like “Smiling Wine”, “Say You Love Me”, “Right on Believing”, “I Just Wanted You to Know”, “You’re My Weakness”, “Take the Fall”, and others.
How much is Shirley Eikhard Net Worth?
Shirley Eikhard was a good songwriter as well as a singer. We made our income from singing. Her net worth was around $1.5 million. She was living her life very well. She also had Mehendi Cars.
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