Luther Vandross

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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 singer 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

Age: 54 (age at death)
Born: 20 April 1951, New York, NY
Nationality: Mexican
Claim to Fame: Sultry and Beautiful Voice


153 Credits »
1994 Touched by an Angel Reggie
1993 The Meteor Man Jamison
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 -
2012 Think Like a Man -


477 Songs »
1 Never Too Much 1981
2 Please Come Home For Christmas
3 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
4 A House Is Not A Home
5 Here and Now 2003
6 Endless Love 1997
7 The Closer I Get To You 2003
8 Dance With My Father 2003
9 Always And Forever 1994
10 Any Love 1988
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


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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."


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Nominated for 4 Awards | Won 2

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