Obituary of James Brown

James Brown

James Brown (born on May 3rd, 1933 in Barnwell, South Carolina) was a Singer often referred to as "The Godfather of Soul". James Brown was recognized as one of the most influential figures in 20th-century popular music. James died on December 25, 2006 and his death was due to pneumonia.

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James Brown Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Brown, James
    • Common Name: James Brown
    • Birth Name: James Joseph Brown Jr.
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, U.S.
    • Birth Date: May 03, 1933
    • Age: 73 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Jim, Jimmy
    • Category/Genre: Singer

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Tommy Rae Brown (married 2002 - 2006, his death)
      • Adrienne Rodriguez (married 1984-1996, her death)
      • Deidre Jenkins (married 1970 -divorced 1981)
      • Velma Warren (married 1953 -divorced 1969 divorced)
    • Father: Joseph Gardner Brown (1911–1993)
    • Mother: Susie (née Behling; 1917–2003)
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • James Brown II, born. 11 June 2001

Death Notice:

  • Date: December 25, 2006
  • Place: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure (due to pneumonia)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Public memorial service at the Apollo Theater in New York City

Category Tags:

Singer American Born on May 3rd Born in 1933 Born in South CarolinaDied in 2006Died from Congestive heart failure

Quotable Quotes:

"I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything."

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender."

Is James Brown still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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