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''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
It is understood the singer had been receiving dialysis and had been ill for some time. His family are expected to be offered a state funeral, News Corp reported.
The singer, from the remote community of Galiwin’ku on Elcho Island, 500 kilometres east of Darwin, was a founding member of the groundbreaking Yothu Yindi band before shooting to solo stardom in 2008, winning an ARIA Award for his namesake album.
The album hit triple platinum in Australia, silver in the UK and charted in multiple countries worldwide.
Dr Yunupingu was described by veteran music critic Bruce Elder as possessing “the greatest voice this continent has ever recorded”.