'I Try' songstress, Angela Bofill, breathes her last at 70

Angela Bofill is known for her hit songs inlcuding 'This Time I'll Be Sweeter, 'Angel of the Night and I Try'

By Web Desk
June 15, 2024
Angela Bofill's career spanned over four decades

Angela Bofill, known for her hit songs I Try and This Time I’ll Be Sweeter, has passed away at the age of 70.

According to People Magazine, a representative confirmed the news on Friday, June 14, stating that Bofill died on Thursday morning at her daughter's home in Vallejo, California.

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Her friend and manager, Rich Engel, took to late singer’s personal Facebook account to confirm the news of Bofill’s passing through an official announcement.

"JUST TO CLEAR UP THE CONFUSION. ON BEHALF OF SHAUNA BOFILL, HUSBAND CHRIS PORTUGUESE, WE ARE SADDENED BUT MUST REPORT THAT THE PASSING OF ANGELA YESTERDAY IS INDEED TRUE," Engel wrote.

He also expressed gratitude for the early condolences from Melba Moore and Maysa.

This update followed an earlier social media post by Bofill’s friend announcing her death.

"ON BEHALF OF MY DEAR FRIEND ANGIE, I AM SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE HER PASSING ON THE MORNING OF JUNE 13TH," the post read.

It also provided details about the funeral, which will be held at St. Dominick’s Church in Vallejo, CA, on June 28th at 1:00 pm.

Additionally, Bofill began her recording career in her teens, releasing her debut studio album, Angie, in 1978.

Throughout her four-decade-long music career, she continued to drop new albums into the 1990s.

Among her other notable singles are Something About You, I'm on Your Side, Let Me Be the One, and I Just Wanna Stop.

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