Jazz Vocalist, 7-Time Grammy winner Al Jarreau dies at 76

By on February 12, 2017


Al Jarreau, the legendary jazz vocalist who got seven Grammy awards, died in Los Angeles at the age of 76, media reported on Sunday. (Photo: Al Jarreau/ Facebook)
Al Jarreau, the legendary jazz vocalist who got seven Grammy awards, died in Los Angeles at the age of 76, media reported on Sunday. (Photo: Al Jarreau/ Facebook)

MOSCOW –Al Jarreau, the legendary jazz vocalist who got seven Grammy awards, died in Los Angeles at the age of 76, media reported on Sunday.

According to New York Times, the singer’s death was announced by his manager, who stated that the musician has been hospitalized for exhaustion two weeks ago.

Al Jarreau began to sing at the age of four. He recorded more than 20 albums, with his debut album We Got By released in 1975. He won his first Grammy award in 1978 and was honoured a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2001.