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.

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

Essex Hotel
160 Central Park South
New York NY 10019