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Gospel singer and four-time Grammy Award winner Edwin Hawkins died Monday at the age of 74. Joel Clifton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Boundary-Breaking Success Of Edwin Hawkins' 'Oh Happy Day'

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Edwin Hawkins appears at the 2014 Apollo Theater Spring Gala and 80th Anniversary Celebration in New York. Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the crossover hit "Oh Happy Day," died Monday at age 74. Brad Barket/Invision/AP hide caption

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