Cedars Sinai

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On July 12, 1979, Minnie Riperton died of breast cancer here. She is best known for her 1974 hit single “Lovin’ You”. She was 31.

On July 4, 2003: Soul singer Barry White died here from kidney failure, he was 58.

On February 24, 1990 famous ’50’s singing icon Johnnie Ray died of liver failure here.

On February 23, 1995: Temptations bass singer Melvin Franklin died of heart failure here after he was admitted following a series of seizures. He was 52.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90048