Vaughn Harper

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Vaughn Harper
Born(1945-03-07)March 7, 1945
DiedJuly 9, 2016(2016-07-09) (aged 71)
NationalityAmerican
Other namesQuiet Storm
OccupationDJ
Spouse(s)Sandra Harper
(until his death)
AwardsBlack Radio Exclusives "2008 Jeep Unlimited Radio Personality of The Year", an inductee to The Living Legends Hall of Fame, the #4 spot as “Best Urban DJ of all-time”

Vaughn Harper (March 7, 1945 – July 9, 2016) was an American broadcast announcer and DJ. In 1976, Harper became a nighttime Radio DJ for WBLS (107.5 FM) in New York City. He was known for his soft voice so he was nicknamed "the Quiet Storm". He was an active basketball broadcaster for small teams.[1]

Harper died from complications of diabetes on July 9, 2016 in Syracuse, New York, aged 71.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vaughn Harper: Diabetes Won't Stop His Show • The Positive CommunityThe Positive Community". Thepositivecommunity.com. 2015-10-10. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  2. Schapiro, Rich (July 9, 2016). "'Quiet Storm' DJ Vaughn Harper, longtime WBLS staple, dies at 71". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 10, 2016.