Murdered Musicians: Marvin Gaye

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Born – April 2nd 1939
Died – April 1st 1984

On April 1, 1984, Gaye’s father, Marvin Gay, Sr., fatally shot him at their house in the West Adams district of Los Angeles.Since his death, many institutions have posthumously bestowed Gaye with awards and other honors—including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, the Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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