Luther Vandross

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Birthday
20, 1951
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 1, 2005 (54)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1951
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 1, 2005 (54)

About

R&B and soul singer-songwriter who recorded "Dance With My Father" in 2003, as well as "Never Too Much" and "Always and Forever." He led the group Change in the late 1970s.

Before Fame

He played at the Apollo Theater as part of the group Shades of Jade while he was in high school. Before dropping out to pursue music full-time, Vandross was a student at Western Michigan University.

Trivia

He sold twenty-five million records and won eight Grammy Awards.

Family Life

He was born the youngest of four children to Mary and his father, Luther Sr.

Associated With

He was a background singer for Stevie Wonder on the track "Part Time Lovers."