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Barry White

American singer-songwriter

Barry Eugene White (born September 12, 1944 – died July 4, 2003) was an American soul singer and songwriter. White was known for his rich bass voice. He won two Grammy Awards.

Barry White
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Background information
Birth nameBarry Eugene Carter
Born(1944-09-12)September 12, 1944
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
DiedJuly 4, 2003(2003-07-04) (aged 58)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
GenresSoul
Funk
Disco
R&B
OccupationsSinger-songwriter
Record producer
Arranger
InstrumentsPiano
Keyboards
Vocals
Drums
Years active1972–2003
Labels20th Century Records
Unlimited Gold Records
Casablanca
A&M
Eagle Records
Associated actsLove Unlimited
The Love Unlimited Orchestra
Isaac Hayes
Gerald LeVert, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson

White was African American. He was born in Galveston, Texas and grew up in Los Angeles, California.[1]

He died on July 4, 2003 of kidney failure and was cremated, his ashes were scattered by the California coast.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. BBC obituary