Last Updated on December 14, 2023, 1:41 pm
Terry Gee, a beloved gospel musician and actor whose real name was Tichaona Terrence Green, passed away unexpectedly due to illness in Zimbabwe.
The nation was deeply saddened to learn that he passed away at Arundel Hospital in Harare due to a heart attack, as confirmed by his manager, Edison December. Terry Gee, known for his resilience in cerebral palsy, overcame physical hurdles to pursue his creative dreams as a singer and actor.
Musician Terry Gee has died. He passed on this afternoon at Arundel Hospital in Harare. pic.twitter.com/XzUi1Wm3Jg
— Star FM (@StarfmZimbabwe) December 14, 2023
Despite being unable to attend Danhiko Secondary School because of his condition, his music became a source of inspiration for many. Terry was the co-author of the song “Ndezvemoyo” with Chipo Muchegwa. Timely treatment is crucial in such cases to prevent severe outcomes. In addition to cerebral palsy, Terry Gee faced lung and cardiac issues, which added to his health challenges.
He had lived with cerebral palsy since birth, limiting his mobility. In a touching moment, Gee’s mother, Violet Green, posted a video a few days ago that he was seriously ill and in the hospital on H-Metro, sharing his health struggles and seeking prayers for his recovery. Sadly, despite the heartfelt wishes and support, Terry Gee couldn’t overcome his health issues.
Terry Gee’s impact on Zimbabwe’s music industry is profound and goes beyond his physical limitations. Despite spending his entire life in a wheelchair, he became well-known in the entertainment sector. On November 14, 2023, Terry Gee, celebrated for his emotional performances and significant contributions to gospel music, bid farewell to this life, leaving a lasting legacy in the hearts of his fans and the nation.
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