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Andraé Crouch (1942–2015)

Andraé Crouch was born on July 1, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Andraé Edward Crouch. He is known for his work on The Lion King (1994), The Color Purple (1985) and A Time to Kill (1996). He died on January 8, 2015 in Northridge, California. See full bio »

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 1994 The Lion King (choir master - as Andrae Crouch) / (choral arranger - as Andrae Crouch) / (choral conductor - as Andrae Crouch)
 1993 Dangerous: The Short Films (Video) (choir manager)
  Amen (TV Series) (composer - 111 episodes, 1986 - 1991) (music director - 5 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (musical director - 4 episodes, 1986 - 1987)
- Deliverance: Part 2 (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- Deliverance: Part 1 (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- Date with an Angel (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- Three's a Crowd (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Wild Deak (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- John Henry (1986) ... (conductor: vocals - as Andrae Crouch)
 1985 The Color Purple (music arranger and conductor: Christ Memorial Church of God in Christ Choir - as Andrae Crouch)
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CD: "Kings of Gospel" (USP)

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The Andrae Crouch Singers | Andrae Crouch | Andrae Crouch and the Disciples | Andrae Crouch & The Voices of Unity

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He was the Soul Gospel Artist of the Year for Billboard Magazine in 1975 and 1977. See more »


The father of modern gospel music

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