Neil Diamond diagnosed with Parkinson’s, retires from touring

(CNN) Showmaster Neil Diamond has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, prompting the singer in order to retire from touring.

The singer had been planning for a March tour of Australia plus New Zealand as a part of his 50th anniversary tour. Those performances were canceled, according to the statement.

Diamond, 76, known for such strikes as “Sweet Caroline, ” mentioned he plans to continue writing plus recording.

“My thanks a lot goes out to my loyal and dedicated audiences around the world. You will always have our appreciation for your support and support, ” he said.
Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that can cause tremors, slowness of movement and other symptoms, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation .