Curtis Mayfield

Born Jun 3, 1942
Curtis Lee Mayfield was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He achieved success with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and recorded the soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Super Fly, Mayfield is regarded as a pioneer of funk and of p...
Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield Stats


: Curtis Mayfeild, Curtis Lee Mayfield, The Gentle Genius


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: June 3, 1942

Place of Birth

: Chicago

Date of Death

: December 26, 1999

Place of Death

: Roswell

Cause of Death

: Diabetes mellitus