Fred White, drummer for the famous American band, Earth, Wind & Fire has died at the age of 67.
The news of his sudden demise was revealed by his brother, Verdine White, 71 and founder of the music band. However, the cause of his passing was not disclosed.
“Dearest family, friends and fans… our family is saddened today with the loss of an amazing and talented family member. Our beloved brother Frederick Eugene “Freddie” White”.
“He joins our brothers Maurice, Monte and Ronald in heaven and is now drumming with the angels! Child protégé, member of the EWF ORIGINAL 9, with gold records at the young age of 16 years old! He was brother number 4 in the family lineup…”
Earth, Wind & Fire reached their apex in showbiz during the 1970s and 1980s and continued to tour the globe for decades entertaining their fans with their hits
The band has sold over 90 million records and is recognized as one of the most successful bands of all time. Earth, Wind & Fire was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.