Who died from Earth Wind and Fire?

Who died from Earth Wind and Fire?

Founder Maurice White
Maurice White, the founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, died Thursday morning (Feb.

Who was Maurice White’s wife?

Marilyn WhiteMaurice White / Wife (m. 1970–2016)

How old is Earth Wind & Fire?

Earth, Wind & Fire
Years active 1969–present
Labels Warner Bros. ARC Columbia Kalimba Sanctuary
Associated acts The Isley Brothers Ramsey Lewis The Emotions David Foster Chicago
Website earthwindandfire.com

How many brothers did Maurice White have?

He is survived by his wife, his two sons, and his brothers Verdine and Fred.

What happened to Maurice Earth Wind & Fire?

The founder of soul group Earth, Wind & Fire, Maurice White, has died in the US, his brother has said. White, 74, died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Thursday morning. He suffered from Parkinson’s Disease. His band had a series of hits including September, Boogie Wonderland, Shining Star and After the Love has Gone.

When was Maurice White diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease?

The singer-songwriter was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 1992 but his condition was reported to have got worse in recent months. Earth, Wind & Fire were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000, and Maurice was individually inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010.

How are Maurice and Verdine White related?

White was born in Memphis, Tennessee. His father, Verdine, was a doctor and saxophone player. By his teenage years, Maurice was living in Chicago and working as a session drummer for the influential Chess label, where he played with a range of musicians including Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, the Impressions and Etta James.

How old is Ralph Johnson?

70 years (July 4, 1951)Ralph Johnson / Age