Barry White

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Barry White
Background information
Birth nameBarry Eugene Carter
Born(1944-09-12)September 12, 1944
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
DiedJuly 4, 2003(2003-07-04) (aged 58)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Record producer
Years active1972–2003
Labels20th Century Records
Unlimited Gold Records
Eagle Records

Barry Eugene White (born September 12, 1944 – died July 4, 2003) was an American soul singer and songwriter. White was known for his rich bass voice.[1][2] He won two Grammy Awards.[1]

White was African American. He was born in Galveston, Texas and grew up in Los Angeles, California.[3]

He died on July 4, 2003 of kidney failure[1] and was cremated. His ashes were scattered by the California coast.[source?]

Albums[change | change source]

Barry White released 19 studio albums during his career:

Year Album
1973 I've Got So Much to Give
1973 Stone Gon'
1974 Can't Get Enough
1975 Just Another Way to Say I Love You
1976 Let the Music Play
1976 Is This Whatcha Wont?
1977 Barry White Sings for Someone You Love
1978 The Man
1979 The Message Is Love
1979 I Love to Sing the Songs I Sing
1980 Sheet Music
1981 Beware!
1982 Change
1983 Dedicated
1987 The Right Night & Barry White
1989 The Man Is Back!
1991 Put Me in Your Mix
1994 The Icon Is Love
1999 Staying Power

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Pareles, Jon (5 July 2003). "Barry White, Voice of Seduction, Dies at 58". The New York Times.
  2. Ollison, Rashod (7 July 2003). "Barry White was the voice of romance". The Baltimore Sun.[permanent dead link]
  3. "Obituary: Barry White". BBC News. 4 July 2003.