Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross


4/20/1951, New York



Birth Name

Luther Ronzoni Vandross


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Luther Vandross is easily recognized as one of the top R&B singers of all time. Born in New York, he attended Taft High School but cut short his formal education at the Western Michigan University to answer his musical calling. As a teenager, he worked with the musical…more


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  • Luther was a singer best known for his hit "Dance With My Father".

    Luther Vandross was born Luther Ronzoni Vandross on April 20, 1951 in New York City, the baby of four siblings. His father also named Luther died due to diabetes at when he was eight years old. His mother Mary was a nurse who loved gospel music and always played music in the house. Luther Vandross created a band in high school. He sang with artists like Chaka Khan and Richard Marx. In my opinion, he was one of the best artists in the music industry. In 1977, he sang at the Super Bowl XXXI the national anthem. In his last years of life, Luther started having depression that led to obesity and high pressure. Famous singers like Patti LaBelle and Aretha Franklin were close friends of his. Though he is dead, he will always be a remembered singer with an awesome talent.moreless
  • Luther Vandross was an all American Icon. people from all backgrounds social , economical , and political could enjoy a song from this all time greats. He made music that was wholesome and clean for all ages. He will be greatly missed in the hearts of manmoreless

    Luther Vandross Honor to you

    As a kid I remember mommy playing you on the record player and I would love sitting on the hard wood floor singing along.

    As I got older I was able to understand that your lyrics and melodies came from the heart and

    soul. Songs of love , relationships , friendships

    and life. I admire Luther Vandross for not following the majority and for staying true to R&B that is pure. His music will live on for generations to come and my kids and grandkids will know his name.

    A voice so pure it is like the whisper of an angel , An R&B legend - you will be remembered by millions for the positive outlook that you had on life and for sharing your life with the whole world through song.moreless