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|Birth name||Theodore DeReese Pendergrass|
March 26, 1950|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
January 13, 2010 (aged 59)|
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
|Genres||R&B, soul, gospel, jazz|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, composer|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, guitar, drums|
|Years active||1970 – 2006|
|Associated acts||Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes|
Teddy Pendergrass (real name: Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass) (born March 26, 1950 – died January 13, 2010) was an American R&B and soul singer/songwriter. Pendergrass was paralyzed from the waist down when he was severely injured in an car accident in Philadelphia in 1982.
He died on January 13, 2010 of respiratory failure and is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Teddy Pendergrass released 13 studio albums during his career: