Nat King Cole’s Daughter Dead At 65

Kaitlan Collins Contributor
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Natalie Cole died Thursday night at Cedar Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. She was 65.

The daughter of Nat “King” Cole had complications from ongoing health issues, her family said in a statement Friday morning, and TMZ reports she died from congestive heart failure.

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Cole followed in her father’s musical footsteps and won nine Grammy Awards during her lifetime. She performed a virtual duet with her father in 1991 with her song “Unforgettable.” (RELATED: B.B. King, The ‘King Of Blues’, Dies At 89)

The legendary singer struggled with substance abuse for many years of her life, and she was diagnosed with liver disease in 2008 and later received a kidney transplant after she developed Hepatitis C.

“I think that I am a walking testimony that you can have scars,” Cole told CBS during an interview in 2006. “You can go through turbulent times and still have victory in your life.”


Kaitlan Collins