American singer and musicianDied when: 76 years 337 days (923 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Alwin Lopez Jarreau (March 12, 1940 – February 12, 2017) was an American singer and musician.His 1981 album Breakin' Away spent two years on the Billboard 200 and is considered one of the finest examples of the Los Angeles pop and R&B sound.
The album won Jarreau the 1982 Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.In all, he won seven Grammy Awards and was nominated for over a dozen more during his career.
Jarreau also sang the theme song of the 1980s television series Moonlighting, and was among the performers on the 1985 charity song "We Are the World."
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