Reddy was most closely associated with “I’m Woman” in his 1971 debut album. The song celebrated women’s empowerment in the context of “Here Me Roar” and made her a symbol of the feminist movement.The singer enjoyed an illustrious career, appearing as a singing nun in “Airport 1975” and giving several hit films, including “Ainto No Way to a Lady,” “Delta Dawn,” “Angie Baby” and “You And me “. world.”
Reddy died a few weeks after the film’s release, titled “I’m Woman.”
Reddy’s children Tracy and Jordan announced that the actor-singer died in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
“She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and a truly formidable woman,” he said in a statement. “Our hearts are broken. But we take comfort in the knowledge that his voice will live forever.”
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The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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