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Barry White

American singer-songwriter

Barry White

American singer-songwriter
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birthday
12th
September, 1944
Death
4th
July, 2003
Birth Place
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Birth Sign
virgo
Biography

Barry Eugene Carter (September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003), better known by his stage name Barry White, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and composer. A two-time Grammy Award-winner known for his bass-baritone voice and romantic image, his greatest success came in the 1970s as a solo singer and with The Love Unlimited Orchestra, crafting many enduring soul, funk, and disco songs such as his two biggest hits: “You’re the First, the Last, My Everything” and “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe”.
White recorded 19 studio albums during the course of his career, but multiple versions and compilations were released worldwide that were certified gold, 41 of which also attained platinum status. White had 20 gold and 10 platinum singles, with worldwide record sales in excess of 100 million records, and is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. His influences included James Cleveland, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, The Supremes, The Four Tops, and Marvin Gaye.

instruments played
drums
harpsichord
keyboards
Piano
Vocals
Also Known As

Lee Barry

Associated Acts

Love Unlimited The Love Unlimited Orchestra Gene Page Danny Pearson Gloria Scott Lisa Stansfield

Birth Name

Barry Eugene Carter

Genres

R&B soul funk disco

Occupations

Singer songwriter musician record producer composer

Years Active

1959-2003

Name

Barry White

Nationality

United States of America

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