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2015-11-26 09:40

Cape Town – eNCA on Thursday morning reported that local singer, Ricardo Groenewald has passed away.

The 43-year-old first shot to fame in 1987 with his hit song I Love You Daddy. Groenewald was eight at the time.

According to media reports the singer had been battling cancer for a long time and was admitted to Tygerberg Hospital earlier this week.

Fans took to social media early on Thursday morning to share their condolences.

“Rest in peace #RicardoGroenewald. ‘I love you daddy’ touched our hearts. Definately impacted relationships between dad's and kids,” Dalin Oliver tweeted.

Patricia De Lille tweeted; “Saddened to hear about the passing of musician Ricardo Groenewald. Thoughts are with his friends & family. May his soul rest in peace.”

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