The Passing of a Great Australian Songman

Rest in Power, Archie Roach

Nichola Scurry
3 min readJul 31, 2022

The silouette of a man holding a guitar, standing next to an empty bench in the sunset.
Archie Roach’s music is an important part in Australian consciousness. Photo by Tumisu — Pixabay License.

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this story contains the names and images of people who have passed away.

On 30 July 2022, Archie Roach passed away. He was surrounded by family and loved ones.

Nichola Scurry

Australian human living in Barcelona, writing mostly about popular culture with a twist of quirky. If you like my writing, I like coffee.