A cult figure which continues to loom large in the annals
of soul singers, Donny Hathaway in his short time on
earth, left behind an inspiring legacy of elevating the
music into a more spiritual plane.
This short bio is to pique the interest in Hathaway, and
guide readers to the more extended profile of the man
here @ all about jazz in an outstanding article by C.N.
Harold entitled: Donny Hathaway; Celebrating the Spirit
and the Soul.
Hathaway was born in Chicago on October 1, 1945, but
spent much of his childhood in St. Louis, where he lived
in the Carr Square public housing project with his
grandmother, Martha Pitts, who also went by the name