Maurice White

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Birthday
19, 1941
Birthplace
Memphis, TN
Death Date
Feb 3, 2016 (74)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1941
Birthplace
Memphis, TN
Death Date
Feb 3, 2016 (74)

About

Grammy Award-winning musician best remembered as the co-founder and frontman of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. He collaborated with many artists, including Neil Diamond.

Before Fame

He started his music career as a session drummer for artists like The Dells and Muddy Waters.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He had two brothers, Verdine and Fred. He was romantically linked to singers Chaka Khan and Deniece Williams before marrying Marilyn White. He had three children. 

Associated With

He performed as a drummer for Etta James in the early 1960s.