The Detroit-born singer and former member of The Supremes, Diana Ross, mourned the death of Mary Wilson, co-founder of the group.
The Supremes was an American pop and soul group that was active between 1960 and 1970 and composed of Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Diana Ross.
The three knew each other from school and formed their group in 1961 in Detroit. Today, upon learning of the death of her friend, Mary Wilson, Diana Ross mourned the death.
I woke up and just heard the news. My condolences to your family, Mary. They reminded me that every day is a gift. I have so many incredible memories of our time together at The Supremes, you will continue to live in our hearts.
I just woke up to this news, my condolences to you Mary’s family, I am reminded that each day is a gift, I have so many wonderful memories of our time together “The Supremes” will live on, in our hearts 💕
– Ms. Ross (@DianaRoss) February 9, 2021
The Supremes is the most successful female vocal group in the history of American popular music. Diana Ross survives of The Supremes group, as Florence Ballard passed away on February 22, 1976.
It was in 1970 that Diana Ross decided to begin her solo career and has had a successful life.
As an actress, Diana Ross participated in the film Lady Sings the Blues, which earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Actress and during the 70s and 80s she became the most successful female pop artist.
In 1996 Diana Ross gave the Super Bowl halftime show, being one of the most iconic of all time.