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RIP Maurice White: Fans Say Goodbye To Yet Another 'Shining Star'


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2016 is turning out to be a year of tragedies as we say goodbye to yet another legend of the entertainment industry; Maurice White, the founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, has passed away at the age of 74 following a near 30-year struggle with Parkinson's disease.

Earth, Wind & Fire[L-R] Verdine White, Philip Bailey and Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire

White informed the public of his illness in 2000, the same year the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, though he had been struggling with symptoms for at least ten years before that and even retired from touring due to exhaustion and complications with his health. Now though, he has succumbed, passing away peacefully in his sleep at his Los Angeles home on Wednesday night (February 3rd 2016).

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2011 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen - Arrivals

Maurice White, David Geffen and Earth Wind And Fire - Verdine White and Maurice White of Earth Wind and Fire Saturday 12th February 2011 at Grammy Awards Los Angeles, California

Maurice White, David Geffen and Earth Wind And Fire
Maurice White, David Geffen and Earth Wind And Fire

Maurice White And Philip Bailey Of Earth,Wind And Fire Perform At The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Hard Rock Live

Maurice White and Earth Wind And Fire - Sunday 27th June 2010 at Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Hollywood, Florida

Maurice White and Earth Wind And Fire
Maurice White and Earth Wind And Fire
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