Nanci Griffith, Grammy-winning folk singer-songwriter, dies aged 68

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Grammy-winning songwriter Nanci Griffith has passed away at the age of 68.

A statement from her management company on Friday confirmed her death, but no cause was provided.

"It was Nanci’s wish that no further formal statement or press release happen for a week following her passing," Gold Mountain Entertainment said in a statement.

Griffith won a Grammy Award in 1994 for Best Contemporary Folk Album for "Other Voices, Other Rooms."

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