Harvey Fuqua


African-American soul singer, songwriter, record producer, and record label executive.
Born July 27, 1929, Louisville, Kentucky. Died from a heart attack in a hospital in Detroit on July 6, 2010.
Founded The Moonglows in the 1950s. Joined Anna Records and married Gwen Gordy. The label was later sold to his brother-in-law Berry Gordy and Fuqua became a longtime Motown songwriter and executive. Also established the Harvey (2) and Tri-Phi Records labels.
Had a special role in Marvin Gaye's career as band mates in The Moonglows, as the man that introduced Gaye to Gordy and as the producer of Gaye's 1982 comeback album "Midnight Love", released shorty before Gaye was shot to death.
He is the nephew of Charlie Fuqua and the uncle of Antoine Fuqua.

Sites:Wikipedia , Imdb
Aliases:Harry Pratt (2)
In Groups:Betty And Dupree, Etta & Harvey, Fuqua & Bristol, Fuqua III Productions, Harvey & Ann, The Ecuadors, The Moonglows
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