Bernard Wright, a jazz singer, died on May 19, 2022, and many people only now realize that he is the granddaughter of legendary artist Roberta Flack. William S. Patterson announced his death on Facebook. The singer’s cause of death has not been disclosed as of this writing. Some of the biggest names in music, including Snoop Dogg and LL Cool J, sampled Bernard’s songs.
More about Bernard’s death
Jazz vocalist Bernard Wright died on May 19, 2022, at the age of 58. William S. Patterson posted the news of his death on the social media network Facebook. The cause of death of the singer has not yet been disclosed. On behalf of Bernard’s family, William wrote: “On behalf of Bernard Wright’s (Nard) family, we regret to announce that Bernard was summoned to the Most High yesterday.”
Rest in Strength to the great Bernard Wright. Our condolences to his mother, Roberta Flack 🙏 pic.twitter.com/ss9kHexHci
– kyle (@kgmusic86) 20 May 2022
godson of Roberta Flank
I admired Bernard and had full faith in his abilities. His death is devastating.” Bernard kept his personal life a secret from the public. He was only on Facebook at the time. According to his web profile, he married Anita Chambers in 2021. Nard, Funky Beat, Mr Wright and Resh Hymns are just some of Bernard’s notable recordings. Bernard, Twitter He was indeed Roberta Flack’s godson, as the famous singer wrote distraught, “Last night my godson and former music director Bernard Wright tragically left suddenly.”
RIP to Bernard Wright, who hit “Who Do You Love” in 1985. The 58-year-old was the son of singer and Queens, NY native Roberta Flack.
Rest on Power Nard. 🙏🏾😔 pic.twitter.com/ecua37qy3q
— First and Pen (@firstandpen) 21 May 2022
What was the reaction of the fans to the sad news?
Fans couldn’t help paying homage to Bernard on the social media network Twitter as soon as news of his death came in. Bernard’s music industry colleagues and fans around the world were deeply saddened to learn of his death.
man!! Absolutely hollow… power the legendary Bernard Wright. Giant music of my childhood😫💔 pic.twitter.com/vagD6I7YMW
– Funk Butcher (@FunkButcher) 20 May 2022
“#Who do you Love” is a song co-written and performed by an American contemporary R&B singer. #BernardWright.
The song was the highest chart appearance on the Billboard R&B chart and peaked at #6 in 1985. pic.twitter.com/hSL7xrOVcE
— Songfacts Matter (@SongfactsMatter) 19 May 2022