Marvin Gaye – singer|songwriter

Marvin Gay - singer-songwriter

On April 1, 1984, Gaye’s father, referent Marvin Gay Sr., fatally shot him at their house in the West Adams district of Los Angeles.Since his death, many institutions have posthumously bestowed Gaye with awards and other honors—including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, the Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.