''Godfather Of House Music'' Frankie Knuckles Dead At 59

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April 01, 2014 AT 10:29 AM
Legendary music producer Frankie Knuckles has passed away at the age of 59. Knuckles, who became known as the Godfather of House, was a pioneer of the house music movement in the '80s in New York City and Chicago. After forming Def Mix Productions with his friend David Morales, he worked with some of the biggest singers in the business like Diana Ross and Michael Jackson.