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Melvin Franklin

Melvin FranklinAKA David Melvin English

Born: 12-Oct-1942
Birthplace: Montgomery, AL
Died: 23-Feb-1995
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bass vocals for The Temptations

[1] Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.

Mother: Rose Franklin
Brother: Willard (Jiggs) Franklin
Brother: Michael Franklin
Sister: Beverly Miller
Sister: Audrey Franklin
Wife: Kimberly
Son: David English, Jr.
Daughter: Davette Engish
Daughter: Felicia Johnson
Son: Niquos Douglas

    High School: Northwestern High School, Detroit, MI

    The Temptations Vocalist (1961-95)
    Grammy Best R&B Instrumental Performance (with the Temptations) (1972)
    Grammy Best R&B Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus (with the Temptations) (1972)
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 (with the Temptations)
    Risk Factors: Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Necrotizing Fasciitis

    The Temptations (1-Nov-1998)
    Happy New Year (7-Aug-1987)

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