Michael Falzon dies: Australian musical theatre icon was 48

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Michael Falzon dies: Australian musical theatre icon was 48
Michael Falzon dies: Australian musical theatre icon was 48

Australian musical theatre icon Michael Falzon has died at 48.

The Rock of Ages frontman died on Tuesday night after a prolonged fight with a rare form of germ cell cancer.

He had appeared in several Australian and international productions, including Hedwig and We Will Rock You.

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Industry fans have expressed their sadness on social media.

Australian singer David Campbell said Falzon was a “vital member of this industry”.

“He loved the arts and he loved what we do,” he tweeted.

“He had a smile that could light up a stage and the first ten rows.”

Performing arts publicist Ian Phipps said Falzon’s “beaming smile, huge talent and incredible positivity” will be missed by many.

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