Maurice White, founder of Earth, Wind, & Fire, has passed away at the age of 74 after battling Parkinson’s Disease. He founded the group in 1969 with his brother Verdine and singer Phillip Bailey. Together they created hits such as After The Love, Imagination, The Way of The World, and others throughout the 70’s and 80’s. White was singer, songwriter, producer, and artist all together. A consummate perfectionist with a fierce work ethic. The group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He will be missed by all worldwide.