This famous singer died on the 4th of February, 2016. What is his name?
Maurice White was an American singer and lyric writer, musician, record producer, arranger and bandleader. He was the founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. A current member of the band, Verdine White, and a former one, Fred White, are Maurice's young brothers. Maurice served as the band's main songwriter and record producer, and was co-lead singer (along with Philip Bailey).
Maurice White was nominated for 21 Grammys and won 7 of them.
White was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in the late 1980s and had to stop touring with Earth, Wind & Fire in 1994. However, White retained executive control of the band, and continued operating the music business and creating.
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