Dionne Warwick, Alicia Keys, Bette Midler and Diana Ross will be among the
stars saying a fond farewell to soul legend Luther Vandross today (08JUL05) as
the singer is remembered at a memorial service in New York.
Hundreds of fans and friends paid their last respects to the DANCE WITH MY
FATHER hitmaker earlier this week (06-07JUL05) as the singer's body lay in a
golden casket at Manhattan's Frank E Campbell Funeral Home - but today will be
Best friends Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and CISSY HOUSTON are expected
to pay a musical tribute to the legendary songman at the funeral ceremony at
Riverside Church, which is set to bring Manhattan to a standstill.
Warwick and Patti Labelle are expected to speak at the memorial
Vandross died last Friday (01JUL05) at the age of 54.