Former Canadian teen idol Bobby Curtola has passed away at the age of 73.
He was a native of Thunder Bay who managed to climb to fame in the 1960’s and he also gained international attention with his singles “Alladin” and “Fortune Teller.”
Curtola received the Order of Canada in 1997 and he was also heavily involved with charities, mostly involving children.
His death was announced by his family and they have also issued a statement on Curtola’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
“To his fans… he loved each and every one of you more than you will know, and never took for granted the life you gave him. He would want you to do something kind for one another today and each day,” the statement said. “He would also want you to know he loves you, and that you have another angel watching over you.”
Curtola had recently been residing in Port Mouton, Nova Scotia.