Midwest Music Foundation

Music Stories
10:06 am
Sat August 31, 2013

'Siren' Silenced, But Abigail Henderson's Music Lives On

Abigail Henderson, a color image from the video shoot of Tiny Horse's 'Ride.'
Credit Mitch Brian

Friends and family will gather on Saturday to remember Abigail Hope Henderson. The musician died on Tuesday in Kansas City after a five-year fight with cancer. She was 36.

In some ways, her legacy will be interwined with her illness. 

Henderson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. She and her husband and bandmate, Christopher Meck, had been introduced to the idea of a health care collective for musicians in New Orleans. Her own diagnosis provided an impetus.

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