Ray Charles Soul Singer

Ray Charles
United States of America
September 23, 1930
Death Date:
June 10, 2004 (age 73)
Birth Sign:

He was born on September 23, 1930 (died on June 10, 2004, he was 73 years old) in Albany as Raymond Charles Robinson. His nickname was Robinson Ray Charles.


Ray Charles Robinson was an American singer-songwriter musician and composer known as Ray Charles. He was a pioneer in the genre of soul music during the 1950s by fusing rhythm and blues gospel and blues styles into his early recordings with Atlantic Records. He also helped racially integrate country and pop music during the 1960s with his crossover success on ABC Records most notably with his Modern Sounds albums. read more

Is Ray Charles still alive?

No, he died on 06/10/2004, 17 years ago. He was 73 years old when he died. Cause of death: liver cancer. He died in Beverly Hills and buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery .

What was Ray's zodiac sign?

Ray Charles zodiac sign was libra.


His first feature film was The Blues Brothers (1980, as Ray). He was 49 when he starred in this movie. Since 1980, he has appeared in 34 feature films. The last one is Jazzline - Ray Charles & Orchestra (2012). In this movie, we watched him in the himself character .

His first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

When his last album What'd I Say (2021 Remastered Version) released, he was 90 years old. This album 'What'd I Say (2021 Remastered Version)' contains 10 tracks

His first album Finian's Rainbow (Original Broadway Cast Recording) released 74 years ago, he was 16 years old. There were 16 songs in this album.

Awards (7)

Awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987 , awarded National Medal of Arts in 1993 , awarded Library of Congress Living Legend in 2000 , awarded Ordre des arts et des lettres , awarded Florida Artists Hall of Fame ,

Top Ray Charles Songs

  1. I've Got A Woman (Album American Classics, released 5 years ago)
  2. Hallelujah, I Love Her So (Album 100 Greatest 50s, released 11 months ago)
  3. What'd I Say, Pt. 1 & 2 (Album What'd I Say, released 62 years ago)
  4. I Can't Stop Loving You (Album Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Vols 1 & 2, released 12 years ago)
  5. Mess Around (Album 100 Greatest 50s, released 11 months ago)
  6. Here We Go Again (Album Best of Jazz, released 2 years ago)
  7. It Had To Be You (Album Great American Songbook, released 2 years ago)
  8. Come Rain Or Come Shine (Album The Genius Of Ray Charles, released 62 years ago)
  9. Drown In My Own Tears (Album Ray Charles (aka: Hallelujah, I Love Her So), released 64 years ago)
  10. Hit The Road Jack (Album Zou bisou bisou, released 3 years ago)

Ray Charles Movies (34)

Ray Charles TV Shows

Ray Charles Albums (437)

Ray Charles movie characters

When is Ray Charles's next birthday?

Ray Charles was born on the , which was a Tuesday

Ray Charles net worth

He had a net worth of 100 million dollars.

His real name:
Birth name of Ray Charles is Raymond Charles Robinson
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