Death of Andraé Crouch

July 1, 1942 - January 8, 2015
Los Angeles, California | Age 72

Legendary gospel figure dies at 72
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By ROBERT JABLON, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andraé Crouch, a legendary gospel performer, songwriter and choir director whose work graced songs by Michael Jackson and Madonna and movies such as "The Lion King," has died. He was 72.

Crouch died Thursday afternoon at Northridge Hospital Medical Center, where he had been admitted Saturday after suffering a heart attack, said his publicist, Brian Mayes.

The Recording Academy, which awarded seven Grammys to Crouch...

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