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Temperton, Rod

LC control no.n 85151654
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Personal name headingTemperton, Rod
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Associated countryEngland
Birth date1949-10-09
Death date2016
Place of birthCleethorpes (England)
Place of deathLondon (England)
Field of activityRhythm and blues music Funk (Music) Disco music
AffiliationHeatwave (Musical group)
Profession or occupationComposers Lyricists Musicians Keyboard players Sound recording executives and producers
Found inMichael Jackson's Thriller [MP] 1984: credits (music, Rod Temperton)
Wikipedia, February 14, 2019 (Rod Temperton; Rodney Lynn Temperton; Grammy-winning English songwriter, record producer, and musician; born October 9, 1949, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England; died late September-early October 2016, London, England; was the keyboardist and main songwriter for the 1970s R&B, funk, and disco band Heatwave; after being recruited by producer Quincy Jones, he wrote numerous songs performed and popularized by Michael Jackson (including Thriller), George Benson, and Patti Austin and James Ingraham)
Associated languageeng