Monday, May 20, 2013
Zach Sobiech, the teen who was known for his song "Clouds," has died of bone cancer. He was a senior at Stillwater Area High School.
Stillwater Area High School senior Zach Sobiech from Lakeland, has died of bone cancer, according to reports from KARE 11 and the Pioneer Press. The teen was known for his song "Clouds," which went viral on YouTube in November. From the KARE 11 piece: Zach was just 17 when he passed away, his body too frail to continue. His mother Laura posted a simple message on his CaringBridge site. It reads: "Zachary passed away this morning. He was surrounded by his sisters, brother, parents and girlfriend. We love him dearly." From Mary Divine's Pioneer Press article: Sobiech, a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Stillwater, was always good at "recognizing what is good and being grateful for it," said his mother, Laura Sobiech. "It's the …
Friday, March 22, 2013
St. Croix Catholic School students and staff sing a song for Zach Sobiech.
St. Croix Catholic School students and staff sing a song for Zach Sobiech. RELATED: VIDEO: "Fix Me Up" by Zach Sobiech and Sammy Brown Up, Up, Up, A Concert for Zach Sobiech Sells Out; New EP Will Be Released Saturday Lakeland Teen Captures the Attention of Hollywood Lakeland teenager with rare cancer saying goodbye through song: Pioneer Press Zach Sobiech Will Perform at Benefit Concert Feb. 16 at the Varsity Theater: Stillwater Patch A song played on heartstrings: Star Tribune Teen songwriter with cancer is YouTube sensation: KARE 11 Zach Sobiech, Teen With Cancer, Records Touching Song to Say Goodbye: Huffington Post Teen Fights Cancer by Strumming, Smiling: CNN VIDEO: Zach Sobiech and Friends Sing the National Anthem: Stillwater Patch
Saturday, February 2, 2013
The event will benefit the Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund. His girlfriend is from Woodbury.
Singer Zach Sobiech will perform during a benefit concert Feb. 16 at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis. Rock the Cause, KS95, Children's Cancer Research Fund and the Varsity Theater recently announced that they will host "Up, Up, Up. A Concert for Zach," benefiting the Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund. Sobiech will perform with his bandmates Sammy Brown and Reed Redmon (Firm Handshake) and Washington-based singer Vicci Martinez. During the event, Rock the Cause will also release a digital version of Sobiech and Brown’s new album, "Fix Me Up," the Pioneer Press reports. Zach recently signed a record deal with BMI; and he and his mother, Laura, are working on a video to accompany the title track of his new album. Zach, 17, a senior at …