Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield
1942 - 1999

Curtis Mayfield  American Musician

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Curtis Mayfield passed away on 26th Dec 1999 aged 57.

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Curtis Mayfield is a 57 year old American Musician. Born on 3rd June, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, U. S. , he is famous for Superfly in a career that spans 1956–1999. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Curtis Mayfield is a member of the following lists: Singers from Chicago, Illinois, 20th-century American singers and People with tetraplegia.

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First Name Curtis
Middle Name Lee
Last Name Mayfield
Age 57 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd June, 1942
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died 26th December, 1999
Place of Death Roswell, GA
Cause of Death Diabetes complications
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Superfly
Music Genre (Text) Soul, Funk, R&B, Chicago Soul, Psychedelic Soul, soul, Chicago soul, funk, gospel, Psychedelic soul, Rock, jazz
Music Genre R&B/Soul
Year(s) Active 1956–1999, 1960–1999
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards
Record Label Curtom, Warner Bros., Rhino
Associated Acts The Impressions, Jerry Butler

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, who was one of the most influential musicians behind soul and politically conscious African-American music. He first achieved success and recognition with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the late 1950s and 1960s, and later worked as a solo artist.

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