Acclaimed gospel artist Andraé Crouch passed away Thursday.
The so-called “father of modern gospel music” had been hospitalized in the Los Angeles area since January 3rd following a heart attack. He was 72.
-The seven-time Grammy winner was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 1998. His songs were recorded by Elvis Presley and Paul Simon, he collaborated with Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Elton John and Quincy Jones.
BTW: Andrae sang on Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror” and Madonna’s “Like a Prayer.”
-Some of his more popular songs sung in churches over the years includes
“Soon and Very Soon,” “My Tribute,” “Through It All,” and “Bless His Holy Name.” Andre wrote “The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power” at age 14.
-Andrae played at the White House, at the Grand Ole Opry, and at Billy Graham Crusades…
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