DETROIT: In response from the news of Mary Wilson’s passing yesterday on February 8th at the age of 76, Motown Museum Chairwoman and CEO Robin Terry reflects on the iconic and groundbreaking Motown artist who was an original member of The Supremes.
“In this moment of extreme sadness, the world has lost one of the brightest stars in our Motown family. Mary Wilson was an icon. She broke barriers and records as an original member of The Supremes, one of the greatest music acts of all time.”
Terry continues “She was a legend who was not only extremely talented, but equally beautiful. We join Mary’s fervent fan base in remembering her life and profound cultural impact. Motown Museum will continue to honor, appreciate and celebrate her legacy for fans around the world and for generations to come.”
Motown fans are invited to share their expressions of love and memories for Mary Wilson by joining the conversation on Motown Museum’s social media on FaceBook, Instagram, Twitter and motownmuseum.org.
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