Anita Pointer, one of the founders of the vocal group The Pointer Sisters, succumbed to cancer at the age of 74.
Founder of the vocal group The Pointer Sisters, which left its mark on a period with their lively music. Anita Marie Pointer74 died.
According to the news on CNN, the spokesperson of the group Neal, AnitaHe announced that he had lost his battle with cancer at his home in Los Angeles.
In a statement from the Pointer family, “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Anita. It is comforting to know that she is now at peace and with her daughter Jada and sisters June and Bonnie. Heaven is a much more loving and beautiful place where Anita is now.”it was said.
“He was the one who kept us all together and close for a long time. His love for our family will live on in each of us.” in a statement called “in this time of grief and loss” Respect for the privacy of the family was also requested.
The Pointer brothers began singing together at a church in Oakland, California, where their father was serving, in the early 1970s. Bonnie Pointer and youngest sister June, They sang their first professional song as a duo in 1969. later sisters anita and RuthThey released their first album together in 1973 with the participation of .
The band won their first Grammy Award in 1974.Fairytale’ won the song.
The group also ‘Slow Hand’, ‘Neutron Dance’ and ‘Jump’ He also marked an era with his songs.
The group has won a total of three Grammy Awards.