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Fred White, Earth, Wind & Fire drummer, dead at 67

Earth, Wind & Fire drummer Fred White has died, the band have announced. he was 67 years old.

“Dear family friends and fans, our family grieves today,” his brother and Earth, Wind & Fire member Verdine White wrote on Instagram on Sunday. Having lost an amazingly talented family member, our beloved brother Frederick Eugene “Freddie” White, he joined our brothers Maurice, Monte and Ronald in heaven drumming with the angels. I’m here!”

“He was a member of EWF ORIGINAL 9 and was a gold medalist at the young age of 16! He was the 4th younger brother in the family line.”

“But more than that, he was always a fun and mischievous great brother, both at home and out! And you could always count on him to make seemingly bad situations easier!” Verdi added.

Lost stars in 2022

Earth, Wind & Fire drummer Fred White has died, the band have announced. he was 67 years old.

Earth, Wind & Fire drummer Fred White has died, the band have announced. he was 67 years old.
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“He will live forever in our hearts. Rest strong dearest Freddie!! Thank you for your love, blessings and support during this time. Soar high, Baby Bro, shine I love you until [stars] Came back! ”

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No cause of death was given.

Fox News Digital reached out to Earth, Wind & Fire representatives for comment.

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