Luther Vandross

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Luther Vandross
Photo Credit: lonepine
Age: 54 (age at death)
Nationality: Mexican
Claim to Fame: Sultry and Beautiful Voice

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 Judy Collins, Chaka Khan, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Barbra Streisand, Ben E. King, and Donna Summer. He later became the lead vocalist 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. Wikipedia

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Filmography

155 Credits »
1994 Touched by an Angel Reggie
1993 The Meteor Man Jamison
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 Luther Vandross
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 -

Songs

477 Songs »
RankTitleYear*
1 Never Too Much 1981
2 Here and Now 2003
3 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
4 Dance With My Father 2003
5 A House Is Not A Home
6 Stop To Love 1986
7 Stop To Love
8 Always And Forever 1994
9 Give Me The Reason 1986
10 O Come All Ye Faithful 1995
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Quotes

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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."

Awards

4 Awards »
Nominated for 4 Awards | Won 2

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