Supremes Singer Mary Wilson Passes at 76, Celebrated by Motown Museum

Mary Wilson, iconic and groundbreaking Motown artist as an original member of The Supremes has passed at age 76.
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Mary Wilson, iconic and groundbreaking Motown artist as an original member of The Supremes has passed at age 76.

Motown Museum Chairwoman and CEO Robin Terry said about Mary’s passing:

“In this moment of extreme sadness, the world has lost one of the brightest stars in our Motown family. Mary Wilson was an icon. She broke barriers and records as an original member of the Supremes, one of the greatest music acts of all time. She was a legend who was not only extremely talented, but equally beautiful.

"We join Mary’s fervent fan base in remembering her life and profound cultural impact. Motown Museum will continue to honor, appreciate and celebrate her legacy for fans around the world and for generations to come.”

Motown fans are invited to join in the conversation and share their love and memories for Mary on Motown Museum’s social media:

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