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Donny Hathaway

American singer-songwriter and musician (1945-1979)

Donny Hathaway

American singer-songwriter and musician (1945-1979)
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birthday
1st
October, 1945
Death
13th
January, 1979
Birth Place
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Birth Sign
libra
Biography

Donny Edward Hathaway (October 1, 1945 – January 13, 1979) was an American soul singer, keyboardist, songwriter, and arranger whom Rolling Stone described as a “soul legend”. His most popular songs include “The Ghetto”, “This Christmas”, “Someday We’ll All Be Free”, and “Little Ghetto Boy”. Hathaway is also renowned for his renditions of “A Song for You”, “For All We Know”, and “I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know”, along with “Where Is the Love” and “The Closer I Get to You”, two of many collaborations with Roberta Flack. He has been inducted[by whom ] into the St. Louis Walk of Fame and won one Grammy Award from four nominations. Hathaway was also posthumously honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019. Dutch director David Kleijwegt made a documentary called Mister Soul – A Story About Donny Hathaway, which premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam on January 28, 2020.

instruments played
keyboards
Vocals
Also Known As

Donny Pitts

Associated Acts

Roberta Flack Curtis Mayfield Leroy Hutson Earth, Wind & Fire Quincy Jones

Birth Name

Donny Edward Hathaway

Genres

R&B soul gospel jazz

Occupations

Musician singer songwriter

Origin

St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Years Active

1967 1979

Name

Donny Hathaway

Nationality

United States of America

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