Sir Terry Wogan Dies Aged 77:
BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has died aged 77, after a short illness.
In a statement, his family said: “Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer.
“He passed away surrounded by his family. While we understand he will be missed by many, the family ask that their privacy is respected at this time.”
Sir Terry leaves wife of over 50 years, Lady Helen and their three children.
Irish-born Sir Terry had an amazing career on television and radio, that spanned 50 years he was also the host of Eurovision in the UK for many years and he was involved with BBC Children In Need from the beginning.
Stephen Bowman of Blake said “We 3 boys will miss Terry Wogan very dearly. The last gentleman DJ & presenter and a kind supporter of our music. Sir Terry Wogan once described us as “a trio of surpassing musical brilliance”, we only have 1 word for him, “Legend”
BBC director general Tony Hall said: “Terry truly was a national treasure.”
We at LS HQ will miss him enormously and our thoughts at this very sad time are with Helen and all the family.