Legendary Music Performer, John Grenell, 78, dies from a heart attack

Legendary Music Performer, John Grenell, 78, dies from a heart attack

A country music performer and songwriter from New Zealand by the name John Denver Hore, better known by his stage name John Grenell. He had a heart attack yesterday night and passed away peacefully.

Country music icon John Grenell passes away at 78 years old.

Grenell, who gained notoriety as John Hore, was verified to have passed away by a family member to RNZ, but they were unable to give any other information. Deirdre Lusby, his former spouse, and close friend said: “John, 78, passed away quietly last night from a heart attack.

The family plans a special farewell for John and asks for privacy. At a later time, there will be a public memorial service and musical celebration of his life.” “He will be terribly missed, particularly in our industry. He was a nice man with a beautiful voice.”

John Grenell Age, Family, Early Life

On July 19, 1944, John Grenell was born in Ranfurly, New Zealand. He holds a New Zealand Nationality. He belongs to a white ethnic group and the Zodiac sign is cancer.

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John with her daughter source: PIMISO

Prior to adopting the Grenell family surname, John Grenell sang songs under the stage name John Hore, that of his stepfather.

John Grenell Wife, What about his Children?

All four of John Grenell’s children—three sons and a daughter—are musicians. The couple wed in 1971. For her CD Three Feathers, daughter Amiria won an NZ Music Award in 2012 for Best Folk Album of the Year.

They ran a property in the Canterbury foothills near Whitecliffs where they raised Appaloosa horses. He was drawn to the outdoors, especially the tussock and watershed regions of the high country.

John Grenell’s Career, What was his profession?

After coming third in the national television competition “Have a Shot” in 1962, the year he graduated from high school, Grenell accepted his first professional employment. He released his debut record album for Joe Brown in 1963 and created a further 16 albums between 1963 and 1974, some of which hit gold.

In 1966 and 1974, he served as New Zealand’s delegate to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. He performed at different TV shows, special events, and a Royal Command show, as well as in America, Australia, Canada, England, and South Africa.

In 1966, he penned I’ve Been Everywhere with native location names for New Zealand. With the release of the album “Welcome to our World,” which featured a cover of “Welcome to My World,” he made a comeback to the entertainment industry in 1989–1990.

For a list of number-one singles, see the List of number-one singles. Male Vocalist of the Year, a Gold Tribute Award, Best Country Single, and Country Record of the Year are just a few of the accolades he won from the country music recording business. 

How much is John Grenell Net Worth?

So yet, John Grenell has not made his financial information public. Therefore, determining his net worth is difficult.

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Which school and college did he go to?

John Grenell attended Otago Boys’ High School and Kyeburn School for his education.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

John Grenell is available on Instagram. He has 7+ followers on Instagram.

Physical Appearance of John Grenell’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair colorWhite
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about John Grenell’s should be knows

NationalityNew Zealand
Zodiac signCancer
Relationship StatusMarried