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Edwin Starr


Edwin Starr was an American soul music singer. Starr is most famous for his Norman Whitfield produced Motown singles of the 1970s, most notably the number one hit "War".

Edwin Starr died on April 2, 2003, at the age of 61. He suffered a heart attack and died while taking a bath at his home in Bramcote near Nottingham. He left a wife, Annette Mary Hatcher, a son Andre Hatcher, and two grandchildren Alonte Renfroe and Maryah Hatcher.

Edwin's brother Angelo Starr is now fronting the Team, the band Edwin Starr had been touring with for over 20 years.

Edwin Starr was inducted into the R&B Music Hall of Fame Museum in the 2013 Hall of Fame class.

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