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Maurice White performing in 1982, with Earth, Wind, and Fire at the Ahoy Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
|Also known as||Reese|
December 19, 1941|
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
|Origin||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Died||February 4, 2016
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Genres||Soul, funk, R&B, jazz|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger|
|Instruments||Vocals, kalimba, drums|
|Years active||1961 – 2014|
|Associated acts||Earth, Wind & Fire, Ramsey Lewis, The Emotions, Deniece Williams|
Maurice White (December 19, 1941 – February 4, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, arranger and bandleader. He is the founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. He is also the older brother of current Earth, Wind & Fire member Verdine White, and former member Fred White. His career began in 1961. He retired in 2014 due to his health.
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