RIP MAURICE WHITE: Earth, Wind & Fire’s Founder Dies

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Maurice White, founder and co-lead singer of the funk-soul group Earth, Wind & Fire has died at age 74.

Another music legend have passed away.


Funk legend Maurice White, 74 years old and the founder of Earth, Wind & Fire have passed away after years of suffering from Parkinson’s Disease.

Earth, Wind & Fire triumph in 1970s with hits like “September,” “After the Love Has Gone,” and “Boogie Wonderland.”
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His brother and bandmate Verdine White broke the news on Facebook.

"My brother, hero and best friend Maurice White passed away peacefully last night in his sleep," said Verdine White.

Maurice White formed Earth, Wind & Fire in Chicago in 1969 and drew inspiration from funk, blues, R&B and Latin-type of music.

The band was one of the acts that broke the pop music scene which is loaded with white musicians.

They are the first African-American act to have a sold-out concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Earth, Wind & Fire was due to be honoured this year’s Grammy for Lifetime Achievement Award.

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