Essex House

Donny Hathaway gained fame for his duet with Roberta Flack on “Where is the Love?”

He died on January 13, 1979 when he fell out of the 15th floor of the Essex Hotel. His death was ruled a suicide, he was 33. Donny is buried at Lake Charles Park Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.

Essex Hotel
160 Central Park South
New York NY 10019