Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Marva Wright

Posted By on Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 6:34 PM

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Beloved blues singer Marva Wright died today. She had been dealing with complications from a couple of strokes she suffered in spring and summer of 2009. She was 62.

Wright started her singing career as she turned 40, but quickly gained acclaim for belting the blues. She went from moonlighting on Bourbon Street to headlining concerts and festivals.

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