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Al Jarreau

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Birthday
12, 1940
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
DEATH DATE
Feb 12, 2017 (76)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
12, 1940
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
DEATH DATE
Feb 12, 2017 (76)

About

Jazz, pop, and R&B vocalist who sang the theme from Moonlighting. He collaborated with artists like Bill Withers and Al Green. His 12 Grammy nominations spanned the course of four decades.

Before Fame

He was his high school's student council president. He and Julio Martinez played in a duo in Sausalito.

Trivia

He won seven Grammy Awards as a jazz singer. He was the second artist - after Michael Jackson - to ever win Grammy Awards in the jazz, pop and R&B categories. 

Family Life

He married Phyllis Hall in 1964 and, after their divorce in 1968, he remarried Susan Player in 1977.

Associated With

He performed at The Improv between Bette Midler's comic acts.