Andrae Crouch Death, Legendary Gospel Figure Dies at 72
Andrae crouch death at the age of 72 legendary gospel performers Andrea Crouch and choir director whose work graced song by Michael Jackson and Madonna and movies like King Kong has died. He was suffering a heart attack Saturday and admitted in the Northridge hospital in Los Angeles and died Thursday. In his career he wrote many songs, gospel favourite which was sung by Jackson at a public memorial.
Andrea Crouch has been awarded seven Grammys during a career that spanned more than a half century. Crouch with his sister lived in the Los Angeles. Andrea Crouch was born in San Francisco and at the age of 14, he wrote his first gospel. In the late 1960’s and 1970 Jesus pioneer movement is helped by crouch. He started to spread Christian music.
Grammy –winning gospel singer Jason Crabb said Andrea Crouch was a true pioneer and we will missed.
His influence also crossed over into in pop music. His song “I have got confidence “performed by Elvis Presley from a 1972 gospel album. Andrea Crouch also helped Michael Jackson “Man in the mirror” the hit song of pop’s 1987. His 18th solo album “the Journey” is released in 2011.
He arranged music for the film “Color Purple” that nomination him an academy award. Andrea Crouch worked with many great stars like Diana Ross and Rings Starr. His success came despite with dyslexia. “I might too be big headed, if I was sharp in every area”. His 18th solo album “the Journey” is released in 2011.
He was a handful of gospel performer’s star on the Hollywood walk of fame. Andrea Crouch told in 2011
I memorized everything and shape of the world. I thank God for bringing me through while I finish a song.
Andrea Crouch had health issues since last years and in which diabetes and cancer. Last month he was admitted in the hospital for pneumonia and heart attack.