On Monday, May 1, 2023, Gordon Lightfoot, who was known as “Canada’s greatest songwriter,” passed away at the age of 84. His longtime agent, Victoria Lord, broke the terrible news of his passing.
Victoria withheld any information regarding the specifics of his demise. He was at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto when he passed away. He is survived by his six children and third wife, Kim Hasse.
The singer of If You Could Read My Mind wed three times. His first two marriages were annulled. His third marriage, though, endured. To learn more about the Canadian folk legend’s personal life, read down further.
Gordon Lightfoot tied the knot three times
Yes, that is what you read. The honey-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter said “I Do” a total of three times in his lifetime. In 1963, he initially made his way down the aisle beside Brita Ingegerd Olaisson, a Swedish woman. They tied the knot in April of 1963. At a concert, they got to know one another for the first time.
Together, Lightfoot and Brita Ingegerd had two children: Fred and Ingrid. After 10 years of marriage, the former couple split in 1973. According to his Wikipedia profile, the couple’s marriage ended as a result of his infidelity and travelling.
According to USA Today, he was unable to listen to his song For Loving Me later on down the road. According to Gordon’s documentary If You Could Read My Thoughts, which will be released in 2020, “it was embarrassing to my wife at the time.”
All you need to know about Gordon Lightfoot’s second wife Elizabeth Moon
The Canadian Music Hall of Famer was single for more than ten years after divorcing his first wife, Brita Ingegerd Olaisson. Gaylen McGee and Eric Lightfoot, two children from different relationships, were welcomed into his home during that time.
Elizabeth Moon and Gordon were married in the year 1989. Miles Lightfoot and Meredith Moon, the couple’s two children, were born to them. In 2011, they called it quits on their union. He added that before their formal breakup, the couple had already been living apart for about nine years.
Meet Gordon Lightfoot’s third wife Kim Hasse
2014 saw the public marriage of Lightfoot’s third and last time. At Rosedale United Church, the musician and his third wife Kim Hasse exchanged vows on December 19, 2014.
About Gordon’s union with Kim Hasse, not much is currently known. From May 2023 till his passing, she remained by his side. The couple has been seen together on numerous red carpet occasions and award presentations throughout the years.
The Sundown crooner stated, “The main thing is looking after my six kids, five grandchildren, and a great grandchild that’s on the way – he’s in the hangar,” in a 2019 interview with Closer Weekly.
During this tragic time, our thoughts and prayers are with Gordon Lightfoot’s family. May he rest in peace, his soul. Keep checking back with us for the most recent news from the entertainment industry.
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