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Vandross, Luther

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Personal name headingVandross, Luther
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See alsoCorporate body: Luther (Musical group)
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Biography/History noteIndividual was a Grammy awardee and a NAACP Image Award awardee.
LocatedUnited States
Birth date1951-04-20
Death date2005-07-01
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Place of deathEdison (N.J. : Township)
Profession or occupationSingers Rhythm and blues musicians
Found inRuthless people [SR] p1986: label (Luther Vandross)
Guinness enc. of pop. mus., 2nd ed. (Vandross, Luther; b. Luther Ronzoni Vandross, 4-20-51, New York City; singer)
New York times WWW site, July 5, 2005 (in obituary published July 2: Luther Vandross; b. 1951, New York; d. yesterday afternoon [July 1, 2005], Edison, N.J., aged 54; silky-voiced R&B crooner)
IMDb, viewed Dec. 16, 2013 (Luther Vandross (1951-2005))
African American National Biography, accessed April 07, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Vandross, Luther; Luther Ronzoni Vandross; songwriter, music producer, rhythm and blues musician/singer; born 20 April 1951 in New York, United States; formed a singing group Shades of Jade; studied liberal arts major at Western Michigan University; was backup singer for Bowie's Young Americans Tour (1974) and a concert backup singer for Midler and Flack (1975); formed a group named Luther; received American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, NAACP Image Awards, eight Grammy Awards - four for his album Dance With My Father (2003); died 01 July 2005 in Edison, New Jersey, United States)
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