One of the most important and influential singers in the history of soul. Indeed, many define him as the man who invented soul. Big hits like You Send Me, Twistin ‘the Night Away, Chain Gang, Wonderful World, Bring It On Home to Me and “A Change Is Gonna Come” are among his most popular songs. Cooke died at the age of 33 under mysterious circumstances on December 11, 1964 in Los Angeles from three gunshots fired by a motel manager. Charismatic singer and precursor of that crossover that would be the first to break down all racial barriers.