American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist
Marvin Gaye Rank
Marvin Gaye Rank
About Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye was an American singer and songwriter.
Early on, Marvin Gaye got in with big name musicians. He sang backup vocals for Bo Diddly and Chuck Berry. Around this time, he also worked as a session musician, playing the drums. He did not do this for too long though. Gaye moved on to a solo career, recording popular singles like How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) and I Heard It Through the Grapevine. Gaye has won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Marvin Gaye was shot by his father in his house in Los Angeles, California.
Famous quotes by Marvin Gaye
I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys.Marvin Gaye
If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.Marvin Gaye
Marriage is miserable unless you find the right person that is your soulmate and that takes a lot of looking.Marvin Gaye
Most fear stems from sin to limit one's sins, one must assuredly limit one's fear, thereby bringing more peace to one's spirit.Marvin Gaye
War is not the answer, because only love can conquer hate.Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye's Popularity
Marvin Gaye was a famous American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, who was born on April 2, 1939. As a person born on this date, Marvin Gaye is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (April 2) and the 6th most popular for the year (1939).
People born on April 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Marvin Gaye is the 143rd most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Marvin Gaye's birthday, Marvin Gaye is the 969th most famous American and ranks 15th in famous people born in Washington, D.C., U.S.
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