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MARVIN GAYE


MARVIN GAYE


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Marvin Pentz Gay
 
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, composer, USA
Known For: Known for the hit "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
 
Instruments: Voice, multi-instrumentalist
Music Styles: Soul, Rock
 
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.marvingayefans.com/
 
Date Born: 2nd April 1939
Location Born: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
 
Date Died: 1st October 1984
Location Died: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Shot
Memorial: After Gaye's death, two of his children, his eldest son Marvin Pentz Gaye III became a record producer.Gaye's only daughter, Nona, became a model, an actress and a singer.
 
Summary: He was the first son and second eldest of four children to minister Rev. Marvin Pentz Gay, Sr. and schoolteacher/domestic maid Alberta Cooper. Sisters Jeanne and Zeola, younger brother Frankie and Marvin lived in the segregated section of Washington, D.C.'s Deanwood neighborhood in the northeastern section of the city.
 
 
 
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