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Jewish Teenager Who Covered Katy Perry's 'Roar' Dies of Brain Cancer

(JTA) Olivia Wise, the Jewish teenager from Toronto whose cover of Katy Perry’s “Roar” became a viral hit, died of brain cancer on Monday, CNN reports. She was 16.

Wise made the moving recording in September after learning her condition was untreatable. She was wheelchair-bound, unable to stand or walk, but her spirit was evident nonetheless.

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Jewish Teenager Who Covered Katy Perry's 'Roar' Dies of Brain Cancer

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