Robert Vogrin
9th June 2004

Gold Coast entertainer, musical prodigy, Country / Pop singer & songwriter .. ROBERT VOGRIN, passed away peacefully yesterday afternoon at 2:45pm at Gold Coast Hospital at Robina.

Robert had been fighting for his life for the past 8 months, after having been diagnosed with an aggressive tumour on his brain. During this time, Robert had undergone 4 separate major operations on his head in relation to this illness.

Robert's fiancÚ, DEBORAH BODY and his 13 year old son, BRANDON LEE VOGRIN have been steadfastly by Robert's side all of this time .. fighting the illness with him. Their love and relentless dedication & inner strength during this crisis, has been nothing short of amazing !

Thank you to everyone who gave their friendship, love & support to Robert and his family during this crisis in their lives.

Tomorrow night, 11 JUNE 2004 at 7:00pm ..  Deborah and Brandon are having a little get-to-gether to celebrate Robert's life and his music. It will be an informal occasion, with discussion about Robert & his career, showing of videos, photos, playing Robert's recordings of his songs etc ... There will also be a sausage sizzle provided. We want this to be a celebration of the wonderful achievements that Robert contributed to the world of the arts. The venue will be at BENOWA STATE HIGH SCHOOL (in the Performance Hall), Corner Benowa Road & Mediterranean Drive, Benowa, Gold Coast City.

We would also like to gratefully acknowledge and thank the Principal, staff & students at BENOWA STATE HIGH SCHOOL for kindly offering us the use of their performance facilities, sound equipment, lighting, barbeque & catering facilities ! THANK YOU !

Sincerely Yours
RAY COOPER (Robert, Deborah & Brandon's close family friend)

* Messages for Robert's family can be posted on the message board at the GOLD COAST COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB's website located at
** Cards may be posted to Deborah & Brandon  :  C/- PO Box 4085, Elanora, Gold Coast City  QLD  4221
*** E-Mail messages may be sent to  :   


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