The Sibling of late singer Judith Durham, musician Beverley Sheehan performed as the crowd paid emotional tribute to “little sister Judy”.
Durham died at the age of 79 in Melbourne on August 6th a few weekd ago after suffering from a chronic lung disease that sadly ended her life.
At the state memorial service held at the Arts Centre’s concert hall on Tuesday evening, over 2000 guests turned up to pay their respectd.
The Durham’s family, dignitaries and members of the public also took their seats inside the grand auditorium to the swinging jazz sounds of The Syncopators.
Amazing farewell tonight at the Hamer Hall to Judith Durham xx pic.twitter.com/UYee6TEAe3
— Jason Brack (@JasonBrack5) September 6, 2022
“Now the harbour light is calling / This will be our last goodbye / Though the carnival is over / I will love you ’til I die.”- these were the words sung by Judith Durham.
What a wonderful tribute to an amazing Australian.
Thank you Judith Durham AO pic.twitter.com/9VObL3ak4B
— David Southwick MP (@SouthwickMP) September 6, 2022