The US country singer Kenny Rogers
 is dead. He was at home with his relatives at the age of 81
Died years ago, his family said. After a long career with hits like “Lucille”, “Islands in the Stream” and “Lady”
Rogers retires in 2017.

The Houston singer’s trademark was his smoky one
Voice and his silver beard. He sold in his career
more than 120 million records, won three Grammys and was the star of several
TV films based on his song “The Gambler”.

The 1980s were Roger’s musical climax. He has worked with Kim Carnes, Lionel Richie and Dolly Parton, among others. In 2013 Kenny Rogers was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.