David Gilmour’s Wife Polly Samson Announces The Sudden Death Of Dog Barbounia, Fans Rush To Support


David Gilmour’s wife Polly Samson recently announced the untimely death of their beloved dog Barbounia via an Instagram post. Upon hearing the sad news, fans supported the Gilmour family.

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour’s family loves having dogs as part of their family. The family adopted dogs from rescue, and they had a German Shepherd named Khan and dogs called Tilly and Doris. Back in 2017, however, Khan passed away and left the Gilmour family heartbroken.

Gilmour included one of his dog’s vocals in a Pink Floyd song, apart from enjoying their loyalty, companionship, and hearts full of love to give. In the track entitled ‘Seamus’ from their 1971 album Meddle, the dog with the same name ‘sang the back vocals.

Recently, David Gilmour’s wife Polly Samson announced that their rescue dog Barbounia had passed away at a veterinary hospital due to a sudden illness. The family had adopted Barbounia, a German Shepherd mix, from where they adopted Khan.

After they learned the sad news, David Gilmour’s fans rushed to the post’s comments section and tried to console the Gilmour family with their sincere wishes. One said they lost their bunny and knew the feeling, while another shared their deep and warm thoughts with the family.

Polly Samson’s Instagram post read:

“Very sad to say that Barbounia died this morning at the veterinary hospital after a sudden illness. So grateful to have had him in our family.”

One of Gilmour’s fans then commented:

“Oh, I’m so sorry for your loss! I know the feeling. I lost my bunny last year. Best wishes to the family!”

Another one said:

“I’m so sorry to hear this. My deep and warm thoughts to you.”

You can check out the picture Polly Samson included in the post and listen to ‘Seamus’ below.

Photo Credit: Polly Samson – Instagram