Famous People

Marvin Gaye

He helped to shape the sound of Motown Records in the 1960s with a string of hits. Gaye's later recordings influenced several R&B subgenres, such as quiet storm and neo-soul.

Birth name Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr.
Born April 2, 1939
Washington, D.C., United States
Died April 1, 1984 (aged 44)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Genres R&B, soul, funk, jazz, psychedelic soul
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, producer
Instruments Vocals, piano, keyboards, drums, percussion, synthesizers
Years active 1961–1984
Labels Tamla/Tamla-Motown, Columbia
   

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