LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY is being remembered in the world of music today, after she passed away at the age of 64 on Monday (21st March 2011).
LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY, the American disco legend best known for her hit single 'Love Sensation', has died of heart failure at the age of 64, reports the New York Post.
News of her death, announced by her manager Ron Richardson, has resulted in hundreds of Twitter tributes, some from the contemporary artists that she inspired. The acclaimed DJ Kiss Sellout was one of the first to leave a message of condolence, telling followers, "R.I.P. Loleatta Holloway. A rare talent who held such extraordinary importance to the history and influence of house music". The Danish pop group Alphabeat, who have had a number of hit singles in recent years, left a similar twitter message, saying, "A great inspiration. R.I.P Loleatta Holloway". The British pop singer Boy George also used Twitter as a means of paying his respects to the late disco star, saying, "God rest your soul Loleatta Holloway, you were the greatest voice and I loved you! R.I.P".
LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY recorded extensively between 1973 and 1980, producing six studio albums and numerous hit singles.