Teddy Pendergrass (real name: Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass) (born March 26, 1950 – died January 13, 2010) was an American R&B and soul singer/songwriter. Pendergrass was paralyzed from the waist down when he was severely injured in an car accident in Philadelphia in 1982.
|Birth name||Theodore DeReese Pendergrass|
|Born||March 26, 1950|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||January 13, 2010 (aged 59)|
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
|Genres||R&B, soul, gospel, jazz|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, composer|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, guitar, drums|
|Years active||1970 – 2006|
|Associated acts||Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes|
He died on January 13, 2010 of respiratory failure and is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Teddy Pendergrass released 13 studio albums during his career: