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     Earth, Wind and Fire co-founder Maurice White Dies at 74

February 5, 2016
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G98.7FM Entertainment News

 

Maurice White, the co-founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, passed away in his sleep yesterday morning, he was 74.

 

 

The singer-songwriter was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease back in 1992, was reportedly doing worse in recent months. White with his band acquired a series of hits including September, Boogie Wonderland, Shining Star and After the Love has Gone.

 

 

Earth, Wind & Fire were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000, and Maurice was individually inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010.

 

 

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