United States.- Barry Eugene Carter known artistically as Barry White who was born in Galveston, Texas, on September 12, 1944 and died in Los Angeles, California, on July 4, 2003, was an American singer of the genre R&B and soul . Characterized by a low-baritone, deep and husky tone, he won three Grammy Awards and several recognitions for his manly, romantic and sensual style.
White’s greatest success came in the 1970s as a solo artist. During his career he edited 26 albums and reached number 1 on the Hot 100 charts in his country three times, with the songs that made him world famous: Love’s Theme (performed by his orchestra Love Unlimited Orchestra), Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe and You’re the First, the Last, My Everything, the last two coming from the 1974 album Can’t Get Enough.
American singer Barry White, known for his deep and romantic voice, died in Los Angeles, California at the age of 58 due to chronic kidney failure.
White’s death, which has coincided with the celebration of Independence Day in the United States, occurred at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where the singer had been admitted for a long time.
White, who had had severe kidney problems for years due to high blood pressure and was awaiting a transplant, suffered a thrombosis in May that paralyzed the right side of her body.
According to her daughter Shaheara, White underwent surgery on May 1 to place a catheter, at which time she suffered a thrombosis, which also affected her speech.
White, a performer of romantic ballads such as I Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe or You are the First, The Last, My Everything, had great successes in the 70s and recently resurfaced with his appearances on the television series Ally McBeal, in which her voice became a claim of love for the protagonist, Calista Flockhard.
Born in Texas but raised in Los Angeles, Barry White was recognized by this city, which gave its name to a recreation center.