In Los Angeles, American singer Bonnie Pointer, best known as a soloist with The Pointer Sisters, passed away at the age of 70. This was reported by The Guardian on Monday, June 8, referring to the sister of the artist Anita.
“It is with great sadness that I must tell The Pointer Sisters fans that my sister Bonnie died this morning. Our family is devastated, on behalf of the entire Pointer family, I ask that you pray [with us] at this time,” the address says.
Anita Pointer specified that the artist died of a heart attack. She also stressed that she was in a good relationship with her sister and spoke to her every day.
The Pointer Sisters founded the music band Bonnie and June sisters in 1969. Later, the other sisters Anita and Ruth joined the band. The Pointer Sisters won three Grammy awards, becoming the first women’s band to receive this award in 1974.
In 1972, Bonnie Pointer left the sister band to begin a solo career.