Levert went solo in with the album Private Line, but in he formed LSG, which had a self-titled debut album that sold two million copies. Levert died of a heart attack. Gerald Levert. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback. Thank you for your feedback.
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A contemporary soul singer whose smooth yet robust vocals brought energy and emotion to even his most serene recordings, Gerald LeVert grew up in the shadows of his father, Eddie LeVert, Sr. As a child, his father's status in the music industry nurtured and helped prepare Gerald for his prosperous music career as a writer, arranger, producer, and performer. They recorded their first single, entitled "I'm Still," on the independent Tempre label.
Levert came onto the music scene in the middle s as part of the trio LeVert, and embarked on a solo career in By the late s he was still a leading album seller and concert headliner, and although he worked widely as a producer and was keenly aware of contemporary musical trends, in his own music he kept the focus where it had always been — on the vocals. Levert was born on July 13, He and his brother Sean hooked up with a school friend, Marc Gordon, who sang and played keyboards.