Death at age 69 Bonnie, a founding member of the group the Pointer Sisters

Décès à 69 ans de Bonnie, membre fondatrice du groupe des Pointer Sisters

San Francisco | Bonnie Pointer, one of four sisters to the founding of the group of pop and rhythm and blues american Pointer Sisters, has died at the age of 69 years, said the training on its website.

The four sisters — Bonnie, Anita, Ruth and June — have begun to sing in the church of their father in Oakland, California, before knowing the glory in the 1970s.

Among their successes include such hits as I’m So Excited and Jump (For My Love).

The quartet won their first Grammy Awards (music award) for the song Fairytale in 1975.

The song, co-written by Bonnie and Anita, has won the award for best duo country and has been recorded by Elvis Presley.

Bonnie Pointer left the group in the mid-70s to launch a solo career and has experienced his greatest success in 1978 with the hit song Heaven Must Have Feel You.

“Our family is devastated” by the disappearance of Bonnie, said Anita Point to CNN.

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