Edwin Starr

Edwin Starr's Death

Born (Birthday) January 21, 1942

Death Date April 2, 2003

Age of Death 61 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Place of Death Bramcote, United Kingdom

Profession Soul Singer

The soul singer Edwin Starr died at the age of 61. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Motown soul singer who released the #1 1970s hit “War” and the #6 hit “Twenty-Five Miles.”

He started a doo-wop group called The Future Tones, releasing several minor hits on the small RicTic label.

His nickname was suggested by the managers of one of his groups, reportedly after hearing him sing and the manager telling him he would be a star one day.

Personal Life

He was born Charles Edwin Hatcher in Nashville, Tennessee and was raised with his cousins in Cleveland, Ohio.

Norman Whitfield produced many of Starr’s hits, including “War.”

How did Edwin Starr die?

Starr died on April 2, 2003, from a heart attack at his Nottinghamshire home. He was 61.