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January 15, 2018

By Hasan James


Edwin Hawkins, the composer of one of the most popular and covered gospel songs in history, “Oh Happy Day,” has died at the age of 74.

According to a post from a family spokesperson late last week, Hawkins had been experiencing several health challenges and they asked that the general public prays for the legend.

Please keep the Hawkins family in your prayers. Funeral services are forthcoming.

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