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Gospel star Edwin Hawkins, known for ‘Oh Happy Day,’ dies at 74

Doreen McCallister, npr.com

Grammy Award-winning singer Edwin Hawkins died on Monday at his home in Pleasanton, Calif.

His publicist Bill Carpenter told news organizations that the cause was pancreatic cancer. Hawkins was 74.

A native of Oakland, Hawkins had been performing with his family and in church groups since he was a boy.

Read more at https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/01/16/578235211/gospel-star-edwin-hawkins-known-for-oh-happy-day-dies-at-74

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