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Marvin Gaye
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Age 44
Birthday 2 April, 1939
Birthplace Washington, DC
Died 1 April, 1984
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality American
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame I Heard It Through the Grapevine
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Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of hits, including "Ain't That Peculiar", "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", and duet recordings with Mary Wells, Kim Weston, Diana Ross and Tammi Terrell, later earning the titles "Prince of Motown" and "Prince of Soul".

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