Luther Vandross

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Luther Ronzoni Vandross, Jr. (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Throughout his career, Vandross was an in demand background vocalist for several different artists including Chaka Khan, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Barbra Streisand, Ben E. King, and Donna Summer. He later became the lead singer of the group Change, which released its certified gold debut album, The Glow of Love, in 1980 on Warner Bros. Records. After Vandross left the group, he was signed to Epic Records as a solo artist and released his debut solo album, Never Too Much, in 1981.

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Age: 54 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Sultry and Beautiful Voice

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1994 Touched by an Angel Reggie
1993 The Meteor Man Jamison
1990 In Living Color -
1989 Eureeka's Castle Grand Wizard
1984 Zack of All Trades Zach
1978 The Wiz The Wiz Singers Adult Choir
1969 Sesame Street Listen My Brother
1984 Finder of Lost Loves -
2015 Whitney -
2013 The Heat -
2012 Think Like a Man -

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"It was the women [Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin, The Supremes] who drove me to the stereo. Men feel they have something to prove. They don`t trust their automatic pilot chops. Females do. They go on deeper dramatic trips, take more chances. Put it out there with greater flair."

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Nominated for 4 Awards | Won 2

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