Personal possessions belonging to late soul man Luther Vandross are to be auctioned next month (Dec07). Items including stage costumes, credit cards, a driver's licence, handwritten song lyrics, a Versace coat and 400 pairs of shoes will be sold by New Jersey auction company Dawson + Nye on 5 and 6 December (07). The belongings come from Vandross' homes in Los Angeles, New York and Connecticut. He lost his life in 2005 following a stroke.