Minister Charles Brown of the Fantastic Violinaires passes

Minister Charles Brown, lead and background singer of the Fantastic Violinaires, has died. 

Brown joined Robert Blair and the Fantastic Violinaires in 1969. He was formerly a member of the Pilgrim Jubilees.  According to his bio, shortly after joining the Violinaires he introduced the song “Separation Line,” which the group subsequently recorded.

GMF extends condolences to Brown’s family, friends, the Violinaires, and the quartet community.

According to a message from the Violinaires, arrangements are as follows:

Friday, October 18, 2013
7-9 PM
Dobbs Sterling United Methodist Church
3272 Brown Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30354

Homegoing Service
Saturday, October 19, 2013
12 Noon
United House of Prayer for All People
2719 3rd Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30315