Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross was born April 20, 1951 in New York City. From a young age he was encouraged by both of his parents to pursue a career in music. Vandross grew up becoming one of the most successful R&B artist in the 1980s and 90s. He was a singer, songwriter and record producer.  Some of his most famous works are: Endless Love, Here and Now, Dance with My Father and Never Too Much.  Luther Vandross died July 1, 2005 at the age of 54. Vandross is remembered for winning 8 Grammy Awards, 5 Soul Train Awards including the Quincy Jones Award for Career Achievement, 8 American Music Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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