Andrae Crouch dead at 72
Gospel great Andrae Crouch has died. He was 72.
He suffered a heart attack last Saturday and was taken to Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles where he died.
Crouch is a seven-time Grammy winner and was the choir director for Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror” and Madonna’s “Like a Prayer.”
His popular songs included: “The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power,” “My Tribute (To God Be the Glory)” and “Soon and Very Soon.”
Last Monday, his sister Sandra Crouch gave a statement after he was brought to the hospital:
“On Saturday, January 3rd, my brother, Andrae Crouch, was taken to the hospital so that medical staff could more directly address some serious health complications that had arisen. At this time, Andrae is being attended to by a medical team, and we are so grateful for their wonderful care. We are also so grateful for the many thousands of people around the world who are praying for Andrae right now. We ask for your continued prayer — that Andrae will respond positively to the medical attention being given to him at this time, and that he will fully recover from this current health complication.”
My heart broke to hear a legend died today. His music fills so many memories in my life. Andrae Crouch… http://t.co/VJEf9f6DDQ
— Dez Duron (@DezDuron) January 9, 2015