I JUST LOST MY AUNT THIS MORNING…. AND NOW MY MOOD HAS CHANGED…. SLEEP IN PEACE AUNTY BETTY WRIGHTFLY HIGH ANGEL
Legendary soul singer, Betty Wright dies
Her death was confirmed by Steve Greenberg of S-Curve Records, who said Ms. Wright had been diagnosed with cancer in the fall and underwent chemotherapy.
“She was an incredible writer, producer, and mentor to young artists,” Mr. Greenberg said. “It’s an incredible loss.”
Wright’s niece also confirmed her aunt’s passing this morning on Twitter.
“I just lost my aunt this morning…. and now my mood has changed…. sleep in peace aunty Betty Wright fly high angel,” she wrote.
See tweet below:
Born Bessie Regina Norris, Wright adopted her stage name when she was just a kid. With her siblings, she began singing in a gospel group, called the Echoes of Joy, at just two years old. They released an album in 1956, when she was three.
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