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Singer-songwriter Angela Bofill’s death at 70 in California

Angela Bofill, an R&B vocalist, passed away. She was 70 years old.

On Friday, June 14, a representative for the musician, whose successes include “This Time I’ll Be Sweeter,” “I Try,” and “Angel of the Night,” confirmed that she died Thursday morning at her daughter’s house in Vallejo, California.

On Friday, the artist’s personal Facebook account posted two different updates informing fans of her passing.

“ON BEHALF OF MY DEAR FRIEND ANGIE, I AM SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE HER PASSING ON THE MORNING OF JUNE 13TH,” the initial post stated, adding that her funeral would be conducted on June 28 at 1 p.m. at St. Dominick’s Church in California.

A second update said, “JUST TO CLEAR UP THE CONFUSION.” ON BEHALF OF SHAUNA BOFILL AND HUSBAND CHRIS PORTUGUESE, WE ARE SAD TO REPORT THAT ANGELA PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY. WE THANK MELBA MOORE AND MAYSA FOR THEIR EARLY CONDOLENCES. Thank you for your many posts.”

Rich Engel, her manager and friend, signed the statement.

In a December 2020 interview with Essence magazine, Bofill discussed her life and work after reports of her death spread online mere months before. The “I’m on Your Side” singer, who later laughed about it, said that she had “a lot of calls confirming if it’s true” that alerted her to the death rumor.

“Friends calling up, ‘Oh my God, am I talking to the ghost of Angela Bofill?'” “Thank goodness it isn’t true,” she told the site. When asked how it felt to see the tributes coming in, she said, “You must always welcome love.”

“I thought, ‘They really like me!'” I’m simply giggling at it. “It’s better to have a sense of humor,” the performer said.  She went on to say that she was determined to live long enough to see her grandkids graduate from high school and college.

Rumors about Bofill’s death in 2020 followed prior health issues after the singer had two strokes in 2006 and 2007. Bofill told The Denver Post in 2011, following a five-year absence to concentrate on her health, that she was glad to be back.

“I feel happy to be performing again,” Bofill adds. “I need a crowd. It’s in your genes to entertain. I am always startled when a large audience gathers to see me. There is no singing now, yet people continue to come. Wow. “I’m impressed,” she told the newspaper.

Engel also talked with the Post at the time, discussing Bofill’s career in the 1970s and 1980s. “She had a rare voice,” he said of his customer and buddy. “She could strike both low notes and high Cs. “Her pitch was perfect.”

Bofill maintained an optimistic attitude when addressing issues following her stroke, such as learning to walk again and her voice not sounding the same. “But my voice doesn’t sing.” I’d rather not sing. Awful. That cracks me up! Funny! I chuckled about it. However, I am thankful that I am still alive. “Never take anything for granted,” she said.

Bowfill started performing in her teens and released her first studio album, Angie, in 1978. She continued to record new albums until the 1990s. Some of her other successful tracks include “Something About You,” “I’m on Your Side,” “Let Me Be the One,” and “I Just Wanna Stop.”

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