The death is reported of Highlife musician Thomas Frimpong. The veteran musician died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, early Wednesday.
Nurses at the facility broke the sad news to his wife Joyce Mensah when she went there on a routine visit.
Frimpong had been taken ill for sometime now, and been on admission at the hospital for the past one week, family sources say.
The late Frimpong was also survived by some 10 children, family sources say.
A message of condolence from the Musicians Union of Ghana reads:
“It is with sadness that the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) announces the death of renowned highlife artiste, Thomas Frimpong; which sad event occurred at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in the morning of Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
Our hearts are with his family, especially his wife and children. May his soul rest in peace.”
He was 70.