The singer Faye Fantarrow died at the age of 21. Here is all you want to know and more!
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Faye Fantarrow, an up-and-coming singer-songwriter from the U.K., died at age 21 on Aug. 26 after a battle with a rare Glioma brain tumor. Fantarrow had previously survived leukemia twice. The singer released her debut EP AWOL earlier this year with help from mentor and producer Dave Stewart of Eurythmics. Fantarrow’s mother announced the news on Twitter. Fantarrow had been named One To Watch by BBC Introducing, and also won Alan Hull’s annual Songwriting Award in 2021. The singer’s publicists said that Fantarrow had raised funds to receive experimental treatment in California, but was only able to undergo one round before becoming too unwell to travel back to the United States. The leftover funds were donated to charity for medical research.
How did Faye Fantarrow die?
But four months after her 21st birthday she died, her life and career cruelly cut short by an aggressive brain tumour. David Brewis, one half of Mercury Prize-nominated band Field Music, met Faye as a teenager when she attended the Young Musicians project in her hometown and started using his studio.