He was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2015, but did not make the diagnosis public until spring past year, following which the band released a new album, "Man Machine Poem", in June.
A day music fans have been dreading since May 2016 has arrived as The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie has succumbed to terminal brain cancer.
"Gord knew this day was coming, his response was to spend this precious time as he always had, making music, making memories and expressing deep gratitude to his family and friends for a life well lived, often sealing it with a kiss. on the lips", said the statement.
Last night Gord quietly passed away with his beloved children and family close by.
"This feels like the right thing to do now, for Gord, and for all of us", the band said at the time in a statement.
Downie's lyrics, steeped in Canadiana, explored the poor treatment of indigenous peoples, environmental causes and the plight of the wrongfully convicted.
"We are less as a country without Gord Downie in it. He painted landscapes with his words, elevating Canadian geography, historical figures and myths", Trudeau continued.
Downie's work also led to him being appointed a member of the Order of Canada in June of this year; he was hailed by Governor General David Johnston for his devotion to "promoting dialogue about residential schools and working towards reconciliation". In the end, though, the band's biggest US moment came in 1995 when - after notching their third straight Canadian Number One album with Day For Night - they played Saturday Night Live.
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