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Creator and original host of Soul Train, a syndicated music program that aired for over three decades. He began the program in 1970 on Chicago’s WCIU-TV station.
His first marriage, to Delores Harrison, produced two sons: Anthony and Raymond.
How did Don Cornelius die?
Don Cornelius' death was caused by suicide.
|Cause of death||Suicide|
|Age of death||75 years|
|Profession||Tv Show Host|
|Birthday||September 27, 1936|
|Death date||February 1, 2012|
|Place of death||Cedars-Sinai Medical Records Office, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend|
Love, peace and soul.Don Cornelius
Black music is too big and too powerful not to have its own awards show.Don Cornelius
I am just convinced that people want to see people on TV who are more like themselves.Don Cornelius
Almost all of what I learned about mounting and hosting a dance show I learned from Dick Clark.Don Cornelius
MTV essentially killed ‘American Bandstand’ and ‘Solid Gold,’ because music videos are an easier way for pop artists to gain television exposure.Don Cornelius