*Though many came to know R&B crooner Abraham McDonald from his powerful performances on Oprah’s Karaoke Challenge, or articles written about him in publications such as Essence, the lovable teddy bear had won the hearts of many others during his climb to notoriety.
But on March 10, 2018, those hearts were broken as what many considered one of the most powerful voices in soul music since Luther Vandross and Donny Hathaway, was silenced.
The announcement of McDonald’s passing was delivered on his Facebook page by his sister, Breeze McDonald.
It is with the greatest heartbreak that I his sister @TheeCoachBreeze announce the passing of my brother @AbrahamMcDonald. He was loved by so many. Please allow time for our family to grieve. We will send out memorial information when we have all the details. Rest my love Heaven.
It didn’t take long for posts from family and friends all over to come pouring in, offering heartfelt condolences.
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