Ron Hynes Wiki
Ron Hynes was born on December 7, 1950, and from Canada. He was a folk singer-songwriter from Newfoundland and Labrador and best known for his composition “Sonny’s Dream” which has been recorded worldwide by many artists and was named the 41st greatest Canadian song of all time on the 2005 CBC Radio One series 50 Tracks: The Canadian Version.
On November 19, 2019, he passed away at the age of 64 at a hospital in St. John’s. His death was confirmed by his nephew Joel Thomas Hynes and that Hynes suffered from drug addictions that led to his demise.
Earlier, in July 2012 Ron Hynes was diagnosed with throat cancer.
Ron Hynes Career
He was an actor, known for Secret Nation (1992), Young Triffie’s Been Made Away With (2006) and Rain, Drizzle, and Fog (1998). He recorded seven solo albums, starting with “Discovery” in 1972. It has the distinction of being the first album of all-original material from a Newfoundland artist.
He was the founding member of The Wonderful Grand Band, one of Newfoundland’s most popular performing groups. Hynes is a seven-time East Coast Music Awards winner, and past Juno and Canadian Country Music Awards nominee.
Additionally, he was named Artist of the Year (’92) and was presented with the prestigious Arts Achievement Award (2004) by the Newfoundland/Labrador Arts Council. In 2012 he received honorary Doctor of Letters from Memorial University and was also honored as the recipient of the St. John’s Folk Arts Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.
In 2007, he was the winner of Male Solo Recording of the Year at East Coast Music Awards and in 2006 he won three awards. Apart from this, he narrated two audiobooks for Rattling Books, Hard Light: 32 Little Stories by Michael Crummey and Death on the Ice by Cassie Brown.
Ron Hynes Family
How old was Ron Hynes? He was born on December 7, 1950, and from Canada and he was 69 years old as of 2019. He is the son of Tom Hynes (Father) and Mary Hynes (Mother). He has four siblings: Evelyn Mathison (sister), Gordon Hynes (Brother), Keith Hynes (Brother) and Gary Hynes (Brother).
Ron Hynes Wife
He was married to his wife named Connie Hynes and they shared four kids: Elena Hynes (Daughter), Rebecca Hynes (Daughter), Lily Hynes (Daughter), and Lori Grdina (Daughter).
Ron Hynes Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of him is under review. He stands 5 feet 7 inch tall and weighs around 70KG.