Luther Vandross: R&B Superstar 1951-2005

July 2005
Jet;7/25/2005, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p26
Provides an obituary for rhythm and blues singer Luther Vandross. Report that Vandross died of a heart attack in Edison, New Jersey on July 1, 2005; Details of his musical career, including Grammy Award-winning songs and albums; Claim that Vandross experienced diabetes, high-blood pressure, and the effects of a 2003 stroke; Discussion of Vandross' musical style and key influences; Comments of friends on his life and career.


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