Nanci Griffith : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Cause of Death

Nanci Griffith was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Cause of Death

Name Nanci Griffith
Birthdate ( Age) 6 July 1953
Place of Birth Seguin, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Is Nanci Griffith married Married
Husband/Partner Eric Taylor (m. 1976–1982)
Children Not Known
Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Profession American singer, guitarist, and songwriter
Net Worth $ 1.5 Million
Last Update August 2021

Nanci Caroline Griffith  was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter,raised in Austin, Texas, who lived in Nashville, Tennessee. Griffith appeared many times on the PBS music program Austin City Limits starting in 1985 (season 10).

In 1990, Griffith appeared on the Channel 4 programme Town & Country with John Prine, where she performed at The Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, along with Buddy Mondlock, Robert Earl Keen, and Barry “Byrd” Burton.

Early Life and Family

Griffith was born in Seguin, Texas,and her career spanned a variety of musical genres, predominantly country, folk, and what she termed “folkabilly.” Griffith won a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album in 1994 for her recording, Other Voices, Other Rooms. This album features Griffith covering the songs of artists who were her major influences.

Nanci Griffith Husband

Nanci  Griffith was a married woman. He is married with Eric Taylor (m. 1976–1982).There is not much information about her personal life on social media.

Nanci Griffith Net Worth

Nanci Caroline Griffith  was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriterwho has an estimated Net Worth of between $1.5 million in 2021. 

Professional Career

One of her better-known songs is “From a Distance,” which was written and composed by Julie Gold, although Bette Midler’s version achieved greater commercial success. Similarly, other artists have occasionally achieved greater success than Griffith herself with songs that she wrote or co-wrote.

In 1994, Griffith teamed up with Jimmy Webb to contribute the song “If These Old Walls Could Speak” to the AIDS benefit album Red Hot + Country produced by the Red Hot Organization. Griffith is a survivor of breast cancer which was diagnosed in 1996, and thyroid cancer in 1998

In recent years, Griffith toured with various other artists, including Buddy Holly’s band, The Crickets; John Prine; Iris DeMent; Suzy Bogguss; and Judy Collins. Griffith recorded duets with many artists, among them Emmylou Harris, Mary Black, John Prine, Don McLean, Jimmy Buffett, Dolores Keane, Willie Nelson, Adam Duritz (singer of Counting Crows), The Chieftains, John Stewart; and Darius Rucker (lead singer of Hootie & the Blowfish).

She has also contributed background vocals on many other recordings.Griffith suffered from severe writer’s block for a number of years after 2004, lasting until the 2009 release of her The Loving Kind album, which contained nine selections that she had written and composed either entirely by herself or as collaborations.

After several months of limited touring in 2011, Griffith’s bandmates The Kennedys packed up their professional Manhattan recording studio and relocated it to Nashville, where they installed it in Nanci’s home. There, Griffith and her backing team, including Pete & Maura Kennedy and Pat McInerney, co-produced her album Intersection over the course of the summer.

The album included several new original songs and was released in April 2012 on Proper Records.On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Griffith among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.

Cause of Death

The beloved music star’s team did not reveal a cause of death as of Friday afternoon.Fellow country singer and songwriter, Suzy Bogguss, who previously worked with Nancy paid tribute to her friend in an emotional message.

She wrote on Facebook just after Nancy’s passing: “A beautiful soul that I love has left this earth.”I feel blessed to have many memories of our times together along with most everything she ever recorded.”I’m going to spend the day reveling in the articulate masterful legacy she’s left us.”