Mylon LeFevre, the establishing participant of Mylon and also Broken Heart whose 1987 cd Crack the Sky gained him a Grammy honor for finest scripture efficiency by a duo, team, choir or carolers, passed away at 78 on Friday, Sept. 8 from problems with cancer cells, his partner Christi LeFevre disclosed in a declaration uploaded to Facebook.
“My precious, strong and courageous husband laid hold of eternal life last night. When we discussed heaven through the years, Mylon was most excited about receiving the soul winner’s crown. With his contemporary Christian rock band, Mylon and Broken Heart, he had the privilege of leading over 250,000 youth to Jesus,” she composed. “He cherished all the years of music ministry and the countless lives touched through his songs but his greatest joy was teaching the Word of God, especially through our broadcast, On the Road to Freedom.”
“My love, you are finally enjoying in this moment what you affectionately referred to as ‘the first day of forever.’ It has been my highest honor and privilege for God to trust me with you these past 25 years.
All my love, Christi,” she ended her message.
LeFevre was birthed right into the southerly scripture household team The LeFevres, and also began vocal singing and also doing with them from a very early age. The late artist’s solo vocal singing job officially began at age 17, when he composed his initial tune “Without Him.” After vocal singing the track at the National Quartet Convention in Memphis, Tenn. while in the military, LeFevre was seen by Elvis Presley, that was satisfied sufficient by the track that he later on videotaped it for his 1967 cd, How Great Thou Art. LeFevre launched his launching solo cd, New Found Joy in 1964, and also followed it up with Your Only Tomorrow in 1968.
In the the 1970’s and also ’80s, LeFevre videotaped and also carried out with celebrities like The Who, Elton John, Geroge Harrison, Duane Allman, Eric Clapton, Berry Oakley, Little Richard and also Billy Joel. In 1981, LeFevre developed Mylon and also Broken Heart after going back from nonreligious songs; the band videotaped 10 of Lefevre’s 22 cds, and also in 1988 got the rock cd of the year GMA Dove Award for Crack the Sky. LeFevre was sworn in right into the Gospel Hall of Fame in 2005.
Read the message LeFevre’s partner composed revealing his fatality listed below: