13th Jan 1979, American soul and gospel singer, songwriter Donny Hathaway commit…

Written by on January 14, 2018


13th Jan 1979, American soul and gospel singer, songwriter Donny Hathaway committed suicide falling from a 15th floor New York hotel window. At the height of his career Hathaway was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and was known to not take his prescribed medication regularly enough to properly control his symptoms. He scored the 1972 UK No.29 single with Roberta Flack ‘Where Is The Love’, (which won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo in 1973) and the 1978 US No.2 single ‘The Closer I Get’, also with Roberta Flack.




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