George and Corine Duke were one of the great marriages of the music world, and had been together for over 40 years. Corine Duke, wife of jazz legend George Duke, dies (July 19, 2012) We are very sad to inform SoulTrackers that we've learned that Corine Duke, the wife of jazz legend George Duke, has died of cancer after a long illness. “At the time when she died we were actually working on the Jeffrey Osborne record,” Duke recalled. In addition to Duke, “A Time for Love” features Chaka Khan, Everette Harp, Kamasi Washington, Rick Braun, Walt Fowle and Paul Jackson Jr. Their surviving children, Margaret and Edward , were cared for by their aunt, Anne Neville , until she died in … Duke stood as one of the true master keyboardists of the late 20th century. He worked with numerous artists as arranger, music director, writer and co-writer, record producer and as a professor of music. Princess Alexandra, The Hon. She died this week due to complications with cancer. He first made a name for himself with the album The Jean-Luc Ponty Experience with the George Duke Trio. She served as Vice President of Sales at Duke's business office, George Duke Enterprises. “It is a special project because I was dealing with her illness all through during this record, but in many ways this album, the Jeffrey Osborne album, really kind of helped me channel all this,” Duke told EUR’s Lee Bailey. Wife of jazz/pop keyboardist, singer, composer, arranger, producer and musical director George Duke. Edward was created His Royal Highness The Duke of Windsor, and in 1937, married Mrs. Simpson. His wife… He married Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley on 8 June 1961. Copyright © 2020 Interactive One, LLC. Fred Hammond Joins List Of Public Figures With The Coronavirus (Updated November 2020), George Duke Speaks on Wife Corine’s Death and…, All The Times Monica Gave Us High Fashion. Shine on, Mrs. Duke! She was also the elder sister of Anne Neville, who was Princess of Wales by her first marriage and Queen consort of England by her second. We will let you all know as we obtain more details. “I’ve never actually told this story. She was the wife of George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence. George and Isabel are buried together at Tewkesbury Abbey in Gloucestershire. Laughter is very important, even in the midst of tragedy. Read Full Summary Photo of Corine and George Duke from the 2010 Capital Jazz SuperCruise. I found that very comforting.”. Duke George was married firstly in Geneva, Switzerland, on 7 October 1920 to Irina Mikhailovna Raievskya, Countess Tolstoy (Tsarskoye Selo, 18 August 1892 – Sigmaringen, 22 January 1955) the widow of Count Alexander Mikhailovich Tolstoy (Saint Petersburg, 17 January 1888 – Mishkor, Crimea, 19 February 1918), daughter of Mikhail Nikolaievich Rayevsky (1841–1893) and Princess Mariya … “Music is a very interesting thing. It can antagonize. The power of music is universal. “I went out on the deck and ideas began to come. It does all of these things. Please be sure to open and click your first newsletter so we can confirm your subscription. Although Khan was obtained for “A Time For Love,” the night the songstress was slated to work with Duke and Osborne took a tragic turn with Corine’s death. “I’m OK now. “I really couldn’t,” said Duke. SoulTrackers are sending out their prayers to the Duke family. BET was here with all of their cameras to film it. That’s what’s so wonderful about the creative process…I have the most fun in the studio with Jeffrey than anybody else. Corine’s passing resulted “a serious type A personality” for Duke, who confessed to being too busy making funeral arrangements, among other things, to fully grieve. Even the idea of going into the studio proved too much for the entertainer. The 12-track offering finds Osborne fulfilling a longstanding desire by putting his spin on classic love songs and pop standards. It can teach. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (9 October 1935). Thank you for subscribing! In a forty plus year career, Duke performed with everyone from Cannonball Adderley She died this week due to complications with cancer. As for “A Time For Love,” the Duke ranks it ranks “right up there with anything I’ve ever done that I truly respect.”, “Without a doubt it’s one of the most fun records I’ve done. Your email will be shared with and subject to its.