wow, what a tragedy. not a fan of her music, but voices of that quality are rare indeed.
Whitney Houston, pop superstar, dies at 48 - The Globe and Mail
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died. She was 48.
Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the singer had died, but the cause and the location of her death were unclear.
At her peak in the 1980s and 90s, Ms. Houston the golden girl of the music industry and one of the world's best-selling artists.