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R&B Crooner Dies

July 2, 2005 (2:25 am) GMT
R&B legend Luther Vandross died Friday at John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J., he was 54

Music world and its occupants mourn the death of R&B crooner , who is claimed to have "never really recovered from" a stroke two years ago. The Grammy award winner died Friday at John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J., at 54 years old.

Details on the cause of the death weren't released. Vandross' publicist, Jeff O'Conner, said he received condolence calls Friday from some music stars, including , , and .

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