Vor einem Tag · Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, and one of the most influential musicians behind soul and politically conscious African-American music.
17. Feb. 2023 · Curtis Mayfield, (born June 3, 1942, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died December 26, 1999, Roswell, Georgia), American singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer, and entrepreneur who was one of the principal architects of Chicago-based soul music during the 1960s and ’70s.
25. Okt. 2016 · He had the hits, from “It’s All Right” to “Superfly.” He was as political as Marvin Gaye and James Brown. And yet Curtis Mayfield has not been properly canonized.
Curtis Mayfield (1942-1999) Music Department. Composer. Actor. IMDbPro Starmeter See rank. Rhythm and blues performer/songwriter credited with defining 1960's Chicago sound in hits like "It's All Right" and "Gypsy Woman." His style influenced other artists from pop to hip hop.
Mayfield died from complications arising from type 2 diabetes, which also led to the amputation of his right leg in 1998. The musician was widely celebrated in the final decade of his life, however, being awarded both the Legend Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammys, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as both ...
20. März 2023 · Curtis’s widely acclaimed group closes the 2022–23 season with Earth and Goblin Market, two mesmerizing works by Pulitzer Prize- and GRAMMY Award-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis.