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BREAKING | Gospel singer Deborah Fraser dies after short illness

Deborah Fraser, gospel singer who inspired many with her strong voice and clear soprano, has died from cancer at age 68, a spokeswoman for New Hope Ministries confirmed Wednesday. The beloved singer was a member of the group Pure Harmony and had hosted a gospel music awards show, appeared on “HBO’s Gospel Music Channel” and had released several albums. She was especially known for her 1983 hit “Amazing Grace” and her gospel album “Built on Sand.

Deborah Fraser, gospel singer and songwriter who won a Grammy Award in 1974 for gospel album, "Jesus Is Lord," has died. The Grammy winner, who also won in 1991 for best gospel album, died Tuesday night at the age of 56, according to a statement from her manager, Troy Thompson. Fraser was hospitalized last week as a result of her health problems.

Deborah Fraser, gospel singer who was a staple on the religious music scene for nearly 60 years, has died. The singer, whose hits included "I'll Take You There" and "I Believe," died Monday at age 75 at a hospice in Philadelphia. She had been suffering from cancer.

Deborah Fraser, gospel singer who won an Oscar, has died at age 67 after a short illness. Fraser was best known for her role as the soprano in the Broadway production of the gospel musical ''Touched by an Angel'' and for her Grammy-winning performance of ''What a Wonderful World.'' The Atlanta-based Fraser was diagnosed with incurable cancer in late 2017 and had been receiving palliative chemotherapy since then.

Deborah Fraser, a gospel singer who was the daughter of civil rights activist Johnnie L. Fraser and civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry, died Wednesday. She was 71.

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