Teddy Pendergrass, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Teddy Pendergrass

American singer, songwriter, composer

Date of Birth: 26-Mar-1950

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 13-Jan-2010

Profession: singer, record producer, singer-songwriter, musician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Teddy Pendergrass

  • Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass (March 26, 1950 – January 13, 2010) was an American singer.
  • Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he initially rose to musical fame as the lead singer of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes.
  • After leaving the group over monetary disputes in 1976, Pendergrass launched a successful solo career under the Philadelphia International label, releasing five consecutive platinum albums, then a record for an African-American R&B artist.
  • Pendergrass's career was suspended after a March 1982 car crash that left him paralyzed from the chest down.
  • Pendergrass continued his successful solo career until announcing his retirement in 2007.
  • Pendergrass died from respiratory failure in January 2010.

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