Margaret Mary Urlich popularly known as Margaret Urlich was ARIA Award-winning New Zealand musician born on 24 January 1965 in Auckland, New Zealand. She moved to Sydney, Australia, in 1988 to pursue her singing career.
Margaret was successful in both New Zealand and Australia, selling over 400,000 albums during her career, ranking her as one of New Zealand’s most successful recording artists. She was the cousin of New Zealand singer Peter Urlich.
Who Is Margaret Urlich Partner George Gorga? ARIA award-winning singer dies aged 57
Many admirers of popular singer Margaret Urlich are curious to know about her partner George Gorga. After reading this article, you will know about Margaret’s partner and her death reason.
Margaret Urlich’s partner George Gorga is the best live sound engineer in the Australian music industry. He was also named Best Live Sound Engineer at the Australian Music Industry Awards in 1991. He began working as Sound Designer on projects such as Sweeney Todd (MTC). George has also worked on different productions such as Sanctuary Cove Opening with Frank Sinatra and Peter Allen, Carols by Candlelight, and various Australia Day spectaculars as Sound Designers.
In the late 1970s, when Gorga first started working in the entertainment industry, he was responsible for establishing sound systems for live rock band concerts. In the year 1980, he started classes at the School of Audio Engineering in Sydney.
Afterward, George was in high demand to record, mix, and in some cases produce the music of various prominent acts. The demand for his services increased with increasing time.
In addition to that, he started putting his skills in sound design and production to work for a growing number of his customers and events.
How did ARIA award-winning singer Margret Urlich die at age 57?
A vocalist of New Zealand who was famous for her vocals on the enduring classic The Horses by Daryl Braithwaite went suddenly at the age of 57.
After a two and half year of battle with cancer, the singer passed away peacefully on Monday at her home in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, where she was surrounded by her family members.
She is a multi-award-winning member of the Australian and New Zealand music industries who has won the hearts of people worldwide as a skilled singer as well as a songwriter with a beautiful voice.
According to a statement given by her family, she had been battling cancer for two and half years at the time of the announcement. She achieved a position as one of the most popular singers in her country, New Zealand.
In addition to this, we pray that her departed soul will rest peacefully in heaven.
Let’s know about Urlich’s Family and Relationship
Margaret Urlich had spent her early life in Auckland, New Zealand. She hasn’t revealed her father and mother’s names yet. She has also one brother named Pat Urlich who is also a musician.
Margaret Urlich was married to George Gorga. George Gorga is the best live sound engineer in the Australian music industry. George and Margaret had a daughter named Ava.
How did Margaret Urlich start her career?
Urlich began her career as the vocalist for the new-wave group Peking man with her brother Pat, Tim Calder, Perry Marshall, Neville Hall, John Fearon, and Jay F-bula. Their group had a number of hit songs in New Zealand, including “Good Luck to You”, which reached No. 6, “Lift Your Head Up High”, and the number one, “Room That Echoes”, in 1985. Later, she was a member of an all-girl pop group in New Zealand.
Urlich moved to Australia during the late 1980s and released her solo and her debut album Safety in Numbers in 1989. The album peaked at No. 4 on the New Zealand album charts and No. 5 on the Australian album charts in Australia. Urlich won ARIA Award in 1991 for “Best Breakthrough Artist.”
And after that, she released her solo songs such as Escaping in 1989 and Only My Heart Calling, Number One (Remember When We Danced All Night) in the year 1990.
In the year 1993, she released 3 single songs (I Don’t Want to Be) Second Best, Burnt Sienna, and Man Overboard.
After that year she released songs like I Don’t Know How to Love Him, All by Myself, Gonna Make You Mine, and Every Little Thing. Urlich’s last song was “All for the Love”.
How much is Margaret Ulrich Net Worth?
Ulrich’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million. Most of the income comes from her singing profession.
Apart from her net worth, she had a huge fan base from her amazing singing quality.