Singer Bonnie Pointer dies in Los Angeles

American singer, the lead singer of The Pointer Sisters, Bonnie Pointer, died in her 70th year, the USA Today newspaper reports citing singer’s sister Anita Pointer.

“With deep sorrow, I must inform The Pointer Sisters fans that my sister Bonnie has passed away this morning,” Anita Pointer said in a statement.

It is noted that the singer died at home in Los Angeles from a heart attack.

Bonnie Pointer and her sister June created the duet The Pointer Sisters in 1969. Later, two more sisters joined the group: Anita and Ruth. Bonnie was one of the authors of the song Fairytale, which was at the top of popular ratings. Thanks to this song, the group received a Grammy and became the first female group to win this award. After leaving the group in 1977, Bonnie Pointer began a solo career and released three more albums.

Author: Sam Smith
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