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.
Donny Hathaway Discography
1970 – Everything Is Everything
1971 – Donny Hathaway
1972 – Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
1973 – Extension of a Man
1980 – Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway
Lake Charles Park Cemetery
7775 St. Charles Rock Road
St. Louis, MO 63114
What a beautiful voice. A sad loss to this world. Rest in peace Donny and the best of luck to your daughters.