Donny Hathaway Rank
About Donny Hathaway
Donny Hathaway was an American singer, songwriter, keyboardist and arranger. A soul singer, he was acclaimed for his versions of songs such as “The Closer I Get to You”, “Where Is the Love”, both of which he sang with Roberta Flack, and “A Song for You”. He was also known for his own songs such as “Someday We’ll All Be Free”, “The Ghetto” and “This Christmas”.
He grew up under the care of his grandmother, Martha Pitts in St. Louis, Missouri. He joined her grandmum, a professional gospel singer, to sing in church from the age of three. He later earned a scholarship to study music at Howard University. He was married to Eulaulah Vann with whom he had two daughters; singers Eulaulah Donyll and Kenya Canc’Libra.
He won one Grammy Award and has been an inductee of the St. Louis Walk of Fame.
He died after jumping from the balcony of his room at the Essex House hotel January 13, 1979.
Donny Hathaway Rank
F.A.Q. about Donny Hathaway
When is his birthday?
Donny Hathaway's birthday is on October 1, 1945.
In how many days is his birthday?
Donny's birthday is in 61 days
How old was Donny when he died?
He was 33 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 13, 1979.
How old would he be today?
Donny Hathaway would be 75 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Donny from?
He was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S..
Donny Hathaway's Popularity
Donny Hathaway was a famous American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer, who was born on October 1, 1945. As a person born on this date, Donny Hathaway is listed in our database as the 48th most popular celebrity for the day (October 1) and the 58th most popular for the year (1945).
People born on October 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Donny Hathaway is the 1287th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Donny Hathaway's birthday, Donny Hathaway is the 8645th most famous American and ranks 221st in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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