Luther Vandross




Age: 54


Summary: legendary rhythm-and-blues singer whose deep, lush voice on such hits as Here & Now and Any Love sold more than 25 million albums while providing the romantic backdrop for millions of couples worldwide, who was a four-time Grammy winner and most recently winning in 2004 for his song Dance with My Father.



Cause of Death: After a massive stroke


Born: April 20, 1951


Died: July 1, 2005


Location: Edison, New Jersey