Category:Ray Charles

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English: Ray Charles (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004) was a pioneering pianist and soul singer whom Frank Sinatra called the only genius in the business. He helped shape the sound of rhythm and blues and brought a soulful sound to everything from country music to pop standards to a now-iconic rendition of America the Beautiful.
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Ray Charles 
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American musician
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Date of birth 23 September 1930
Albany
Raymond Charles Robinson
Date of death 10 June 2004
Beverly Hills
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Occupation
  • pianist
  • composer
  • musician
  • singer-songwriter
  • singer
  • saxophonist
  • jazz musician
  • vocalist
  • arrangement
Award received
  • Polar Music Prize
  • Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (1987)
  • Library of Congress Living Legend (April 2000)
  • Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
  • Florida Artists Hall of Fame
  • Kennedy Center Honors
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