American rhythm and Blues singer Mary Wilson has passed away at the age of 76, Variety magazine reports.
According to the publication, a member of the original line-up of the Supremes died on Monday evening in Las Vegas (Nevada). It is noted that the death of the performer came suddenly, but the causes of death are not specified.
The singer began her musical career at the age of 15, and in 1959, together with Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, she formed the Primettes, which was then renamed The Supremes. It is worth noting that Wilson remained the only constant member of the band until the breakup of the group in 1977.
The Supremes ‘ discography includes 29 Studio albums. The band became one of the most successful projects in the United States in the 1960s. In 1988, Mary Wilson was inducted into the rock and roll Hall of fame as a member of the Supremes.
Earlier it was reported about the death of the famous French screenwriter and Director, winner of the Academy award. Jean-Claude Carriere died at the age of 90.