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What happened to Ashford and Simpson?

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Asked by: Rebekah Guth

Ashford, who along with wife Valerie Simpson wrote some of Motown’s biggest hits, died in a New York City hospital, said publicist and longtime friend Liz Rosenberg. He had throat cancer.

Was Ashford and Simpson a couple?

Ashford & Simpson were an American husband-and-wife songwriting-production team and recording duo of Nickolas Ashford (May 4, 1941 – August 22, 2011) and Valerie Simpson (born August 26, 1946).

Where is Nick Ashford buried?

the Abyssinian Baptist Church

Famed singer and songwriter Nick Ashford, who was the voice behind classic records such as “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” was laid to rest at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem New York on Monday (Aug.