Maurice White (1941-2016), Legendary Musician and Founder of Earth, Wind & Fire

Maurice White, the incredibly talented singer, songwriter, percussionist, producer, and founder of the legendary award-winning band Earth, Wind & Fire, sadly passed away in his sleep on the night of February 3. He was 74 years old.


My brother, hero and best friend Maurice White passed away peacefully last night in his sleep. While the world has lost…

Posted by Earth, Wind & Fire on Thursday, February 4, 2016


#ThrowbackThursdayMaurice White and Philip Bailey on vocals, in concert.#EarthWindAndFire#TBT

Posted by Earth, Wind & Fire on Thursday, April 2, 2015


Brothers Philip Bailey & Maurice White in the studio laying down vocal tracks.#TBT #ThrowbackThursday#EarthWindAndFire

Posted by Earth, Wind & Fire on Thursday, January 22, 2015

Rest in Peace Mr. White. Our thoughts are with you, holding hands with your heart.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

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