Teddy Pendergrass

Teddy Pendergrass
1950 - 2010

Teddy Pendergrass  American Vocalist


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Teddy Pendergrass passed away on 13th Jan 2010 aged 59.


Teddy Pendergrass was previously married to Karen Pendergrass.

He had an encounter with Janis Hunter (1980 - 1981).


American Vocalist Teddy Pendergrass passed away on 13th Jan 2010 Philadelphia aged 59. Born Theodore DeReese Pendergrass on 26th March, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA and educated at Thomas Edison High School for Boys, Teddy Pendergrass is most remembered for Rhythm and Blues Vocalist in a career that spanned 1969–2006 and 1969–2008 and 1972–2008. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Teddy Pendergrass is a member of the following lists: Singers from Pennsylvania, People with tetraplegia and African-American singers.


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First Name Teddy
Middle Name DeReese
Last Name Pendergrass
Full Name at Birth Theodore DeReese Pendergrass
Age 59 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th March, 1950
Birthplace Philadelphia, PA
Died 13th January, 2010
Place of Death Philadelphia
Cause of Death Colon Cancer
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality DISPUTED
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Thomas Edison High School for Boys
Occupation Text Singer, songwriter, composer
Occupation Vocalist
Claim to Fame Rhythm and Blues Vocalist
Music Genre (Text) R&B, soul, gospel, jazz
Music Genre Blues, R&B
Year(s) Active 1969–2006, 1969–2008, 1972–2008
Music Style Soul
Music Mood Elegant
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, piano, guitar, drums
Record Label Philadelphia International, Asylum, Elektra, Surefire/Wind Up
Associated Acts Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
Official Websites http://www.teddypendergrass.com

Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass (March 26, 1950 – January 13, 2010) was an American R&B/soul singer and songwriter. He first rose to fame as lead singer of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes in the 1970s before a successful solo career at the end of the decade. In 1982, Pendergrass was severely injured in an auto accident in Philadelphia, resulting in his being paralyzed from the chest down. He subsequently founded the Teddy Pendergrass Alliance, a foundation that helps those with spinal cord injuries. He commemorated 25 years of living after his spinal cord injury with the star-filled event, "Teddy 25 - A Celebration of Life", at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center. His last performance was on a PBS special at Atlantic City's Borgata Casino in November 2008.

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Posted commentsView all comments (22)

omarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend

neleonApr 9, 2010


tanishaFeb 10, 2010

this message is for black....are you familiar with the whereabouts of Rose Crouch? she is my great-aunt and i`ve been tasked with trying to locate her. please respond to this post if you can help me. thanks.

BlackJan 26, 2010

Teddy had children with two women Rose Croutch and Brenda Holloway. Rose is the mother Teddy, II (aka J.R.) and Brenda is the mother of his girls Tisha and LaDonna. All 3 of Teddy`s kids were born in 1974

beauty MbeweJan 19, 2010

I`m indeed saddened by teddy`s death. I loved the guy to bits. All the way from Malawi I still have almost every Cd of TP. Just last week before I learned about his death, I was chatting with a male friend (George) from Zim who resembles TP so match. As were chatting I pulled out a TP`s CD with his picture on and asked a friend who the guy in picture looked like and in unison every one shouted George looks like Teddy! Throughout the week I pull out all TP`s and have been listening to them. I will always love you Teddy.

RJJan 14, 2010

Taaz only had one child that was raised by Taaz mother Eva Ritter. Teddy said he would take care of him ( The son ) but he never did. He ( Teddy ) only returned to the home one more time after her murder.

CindyCelebsJan 14, 2010

RIP Teddy.. we will miss you...

sldJan 14, 2010

We have lost another legend. When I remember TP I can recall two memories that come to mind. I attended a Christening reception at his estate for Tamon. I can recall him meeting with all his guests how he expressed the importance of everyone feeling at home, but please no picture taking. He was a very private person and asked that everyone show respect. I can also remember going to my first concert to see TP with my best friend SR. We were young and had on our mothers fur stoles we couldnt been more than 16, but thought we were in love with TP. He made girls, ladies feel like queens. Love you TP.

YariOct 10, 2009

No thats not true his 2 daughters are his and their mother is very much alive as for little Teddy his mother`s alive to and thats a fact.

jessieAug 11, 2009

who are children`s mother`s, i thought when Taaz died he raised 2 of her children? is that true?

xenaJun 16, 2009

what is teddy pendergrass`s new wifes name they got married this year in the ebony book

Trudy PetersonMay 26, 2009

I absolutlely love Teddy! I can,t get enough of him. His music is so deep and heartfelt, it just makes you feel good all over. Thank God for you Teddy.

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