Tributes for former 1980s pop star Michael White has died in Perth aged 58.

Michael White lived in Perth for many years after finding fame in the 1980s with the pop band Thompson Twins.

PROLIFIC author and former pop star Michael White has died in Perth aged 58.

White’s first claim to fame was as a member of 1980s British pop band, Thompson Twins, best known for their 1983 hit, Hold Me Now.
He went on to become a science lecturer, a bestselling author of 43 books and a screenwriter for the upcoming film, The Gateway.

The biography on his website says he is the only person to appear in three Top 10 charts – as a musician, a novelist and a non-fiction writer.

White has lived in Perth with his wife, Lisa, and their four children for many years.

via Tributes for former 1980s pop star Michael White