Obituary of Little Richard

Little Richard

Little Richard (born on December 5th, 1932 in Macon, Georgia) was a Singer-Songwriter who was best known for being an American recording artist, songwriter, and musician. Richard may have died on May 9, 2020 and his death was related to bone cancer. He was 87.

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Little Richard Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Richard, Little
    • Common Name: Little Richard
    • Birth Name: Richard Wayne Penniman
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, U.S.
    • Birth Date: December 05, 1932
    • Age: 87 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Richard Wayne Penniman
    • Category/Genre: Singer-Songwriter

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ernestine Campbell (married 1959-divorced 1963)
    • Father: Charlie
    • Mother: Leva Mae Penniman (née Stewart)
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Danny Jones (adopted son)

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 09, 2020
  • Place: Tullahom, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Bone cancer

Category Tags:

Singer-Songwriter American Born on December 5th Born in 1932 Born in GeorgiaDied in 2020Died from Bone cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."

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