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Overview (5)

Date of Birth 21 March 1940Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death 10 October 2010Schiphol Airport, Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Birth NameJames Soloman McDonald
Nicknames The Bishop of Soul
The King of Rock and Soul
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Solomon Burke was born on March 21, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as James Soloman McDonald. He died on October 10, 2010 in Schiphol Airport, Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.

Trivia (4)

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.
Recorded the song "Tommorrow is Forever" with Dolly Parton for his 2006 CD, "Nashville". Parton was the composer of the song. Other duet partners on the project included Emmylou Harris, Patty Loveless, Nancy Griffith, and Gillian Welch
Passed away while waiting to catch a flight at Schipol Airport in the Netherlands.
Died on a plane at Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam) after arriving from Los Angeles to perform on 12 October.

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