Johnny Maestro

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Birthday
7, 1939
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 24, 2010 (70)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1939
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 24, 2010 (70)

About

Remembered as the frontman of the popular music group Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge, this tenor vocalist is particularly famous for his hit 1968 cover of the Jimmy Webb song 'The Worst That Could Happen.'

Before Fame

At the start of his career, he sang lead vocals for an interracial music group called the Crests, performing with Luther Vandross's older sister Patricia.

Trivia

His Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge group was formed when two earlier bands --the Del-Satins and the Rhythm Method -- merged.

Family Life

Born John Mastrangelo, he spent his youth in New York City. In the last years of his life, he lived in Cape Coral, Florida.

Associated With

Upon Maestro's death, Joe Esposito took over as lead vocalist of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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