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Terry Wogan, beloved BBC presenter, dies at 77

Sir Terry Wogan seen at An Evening With The Stars In Aid Of Children In Need, on Wednesday 16th October 2013 in London. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision for Children In Need/AP Images)

Terry Wogan, one of the best-known voices and faces on British television and radio, has died. He was 77.

His family said in a statement Wogan died Sunday surrounded by family members "after a short but brave battle with cancer."

The Irish-born disc jockey and presenter was a staple of British broadcasting, best known for his long-running radio morning show and his annual hosting duties for Britain's coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest.

His strengths were a deep, buttery voice, dollops of Irish charm and a sly, subversive humor.

Prime Minister David Cameron said "Britain has lost a huge talent - someone millions came to feel was their own special friend."
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