Donny Hathaway was a singer, songwriter born in Chicago on October 1, 1945. Donny and Roberta Flack had a hit with the 1972 single “Where Is the Love?” which reached #5 on the charts & earned them a Grammy Award.
He died on January 13, 1979 when he fell out of the 15th floor of the Essex Hotel. His death was ruled a suicide as his hotel room was locked from the inside and there was no sign of foul play, he was 33.
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