RIP: Whitney Houston, 1963-2012

Whitney Houston

Photographs by Martin Benjamin

Whitney Houston

Singer Whitney Houston died on Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 48 years old.

Throughout her career, Houston performed numerous concerts in Nippertown, including the first show of her 1994 tour at the Knickerbocker Arena. Her most recent area performance was at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in July of 1999. Pictured here are Martin Benjamin’s photographs from a couple of Houston’s earlier concerts at SPAC – in July, 1986 and again in September, 1987.

From The New York Times: Whitney Houston obituary

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