Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire, Dead at 74

Maurice White, co-founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire, has died. He was 74.

TMZ reports that White died in his sleep Thursday morning in L.A. He had been battling Parkinson’s since 1992.

Earth, Wind & Fire was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and Maurice was inducted solo into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010. The band’s hits include “September,” “Let’s Groove” and “Boogie Wonderland.”

Source: Getty/TMZ

Source: Getty/TMZ

So sad! 2016 is just churning out these death notices of celebs non-stop. I’m gutted.

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