Former WBLS/New York “Quiet Storm” host Vaughn Harper has died at the age of 71. The legendary voice of the night show was heard on WBLS for decades, and the sad news was confirmed by his former station.
The @WBLS1075NYC has lost one of the most iconic members of our family. RIP Vaughn Harper. @EmmisNYMedia
— 107.5 WBLS FM (@WBLS1075NYC) July 9, 2016
Vaughn Harper is a native New Yorker who began his run ‘BLS in 1976, and introduced New York City to the “Quiet Storm” the following decade. Despite suffering a stroke in 1993, Vaughn bounced back and ultimately left WBLS in 2008.
No word on the cause of Vaughn Harpers death, but you can learn more about his life at NYDailyNews.com.