20/11/2020 12:59 GMT

Guys ‘N’ Dolls Singer Dominic Grant Dies, Aged 71

Dominic was also the son-in-law of the late entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth.

Singer Dominic Grant has died at the age of 71, his family has confirmed. 

He was best known for being part of the pop group Guys ‘n’ Dolls, who found success in the 1970s.

Dominic died “suddenly” on Wednesday after suffering an abdominal aortic aneurysm. 

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Dominic Grant has died at the age of 71

A statement on behalf of his wife Julie Forsyth said: “It is with such great sadness that I have to tell you I have lost my darling Dominic, suddenly on Wednesday.

“He was an amazing husband, father, brother and brand new grandad. My heart is shattered.

“He was kind and strong and always the life and soul of the party. His distinctive, beautiful voice will live on forever – I couldn’t have loved him more and don’t quite know what our family will do without him… he was our shining star.”

Dominic and his wife Julie – who is the daughter of late entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth – were part of Guys ‘n’ Dolls together. 

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Dominic was the son-in-law of the late Sir Bruce Forsyth

Their singles There’s A Whole Lot Of Loving and You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me reached the top 10 in the UK.

After the group split, the couple went on to perform together.

Away from music, Dominic was a passionate sculptor and also made the bronze bust of his father-in-law Sir Bruce that was placed at the London Palladium in 2005 to mark the veteran entertainer’s six decades in showbiz.

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