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James Ingram, 66, voice of string of R&B hits of 1980s

Jan 31, 2019 - The Boston Globe

Mr. Ingram was nominated 14 times for Grammy Awards and twice for Academy Awards.

NEW YORK — James Ingram, whose voice — technically precise, crisp, and reserved, yet full of audacious feeling — made him one of the defining singers of R&B in the 1980s, has died. He was 66.

Actress and choreographer Debbie Allen, a frequent collaborator with Mr. Ingram on musical theater projects, revealed his death on Twitter on Tuesday, calling him her "dearest friend and creative partner." Sh...