Maurice White, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Maurice White

American musician, founder of Earth, Wind & Fire

Date of Birth: 19-Dec-1941

Place of Birth: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Date of Death: 03-Feb-2016

Profession: singer, record producer, singer-songwriter, bandleader, film score composer, film producer, percussionist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Maurice White

  • Maurice White (December 19, 1941 – February 4, 2016) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and arranger.
  • He was the founder and leader of the band Earth, Wind & Fire.
  • White served as the band's main songwriter, record producer and co-lead singer with Philip Bailey.White has been described as a "musical renaissance man" by Allmusic and a "maestro" by Billboard.
  • He was nominated for a total of 22 Grammys, of which he won seven.
  • White was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame as a member of Earth, Wind & Fire, and was also inducted individually into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.White worked with several other famous recording artists, including Deniece Williams, the Emotions, Barbra Streisand, and Neil Diamond.

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