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Biography

Jackson performing in Vienna, Austria in June 1988

Source: Wikipedia

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music, dance and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.

Fact file

  • Born: Michael Joseph Jackson August 29, 1958 Gary, Indiana, U.S.
  • Died: June 25, 2009 (aged 50) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Cardiac arrest induced by propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication
  • Resting place: Glendale, California, U.S.
  • Residence: Los Olivos, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter dancer actor record producer businessman philanthropist
  • Spouse(s): Lisa Marie Presley (m. 1994–96; divorced) Debbie Rowe (m. 1996–99; divorced)
  • Children: 3
  • Parent(s): Joe Jackson Katherine Jackson
  • Relatives: See Jackson family
  • Website: michaeljackson.com
  • Genres: Pop soul rhythm and blues funk rock disco post-disco dance-pop new jack swing
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Years active: 1964–2009
  • Labels: Steeltown Motown Epic Legacy Sony MJJ Productions
  • Associated acts: The Jackson 5

Read more about Michael Jackson at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Michael Jackson Musical to Open on Broadway, Skip Chicago
Billboard, 2019-02-14 22:53:20
A stage musical about Michael Jackson will skip making its debut in Chicago and instead open on Broadway in summer 2020. Producers said Thursday (Feb...

Michael Jackson estate cancels test-run of musical in musical amid HBO documentary
USA Today Music, 2019-02-14 21:14:17
A Michael Jackson musical will premiere on stage in NY instead of Chicago. Jackson estate says change unrelated to HBO film "Leaving Neverland."         

Michael Jackson Estate Cancels Chicago Musical Run
NY Times Movies, 2019-02-14 18:19:29
The estate attributed the change in plans to labor issues and not a forthcoming documentary detailing abuse allegations against the late pop star.

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