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Soul Music Legend Leon Ware Dies at Age 77

We all know what 2016 looked like in regard to music icons passing and now it looks like 2017 if starting to mimic it.  Radio Facts is sad to report the death of the legendary soul icon, .  Ware died on Feb. 23, 2017, at the age of 77. The exact cause of death has not been released; however, it is known that he had been battling prostate cancer since 2009. The music community has already started to send out love via social media with the simple yet loving hashtag #RIPLeonWare

Ware was an exceptional artist but an even more astrounding songwriter and composer. Besides a solo career as a performer, Ware was best known for hits for other artists including , Quincy Jones, Maxwell, Minnie Riperton and Marvin Gaye, co-producing the latter music artist’s album, “I Want You.”

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