Ben E. King


Born: 9/23/1938 in Henderson, North Carolina, USA
Died: 4/30/2015
Age: 76
Cause of death: heart problems

Full name: Benjamin Earl Nelson
Noted For: R&B singer; lead for The Drifters (1959-60). Hits include "Save the Last Dance for Me" (1960) and "Spanish Harlem" (1961).

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