First, allow me to express my sorrow at Gabriel's untimely passing. I was not at all aware of his existence until I came across this article, but the strength and colour of your article gives a powerful impression of the late musician. Thank you. Around eighteen months ago, Scottish folk singer Jackie Leven passed away. Much of what was said of Jackie, a tremendous poet and warrior, seems also to be true of Gabriel. Let's hope that Gabriel finds peace in whatever arterlife awaits him.
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from the article: Gabriel Balachsan: Every time he sang a song he died a little