Micki Grant death – obituary, cause of death : Micki Grant 92, is dead. She died on the 21st of August.
Micki was a composer, playwright, singer and actress, she was a Hollywood Reporter. She was known for becoming the first woman to write the book, music and lyrics to a Broadway musical with Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope, which she also starred in, winning a Grammy award for the score and received 2 Tony nominations for her work in the show.
Grant took part in 17 theatrical productions, including Your Arms Too Short to Box with God (which brought her another Grammy nod), Working (which brought her another Tony nod) and It’s So Nice to Be Civilized. She wrote the music and lyrics for J.E. Franklin’s Prodigal Sister also contributing additional lyrics to Eubie! and Sweet & Hot: The Songs of Harold Arlen.
The Grammy award winner also played the role of attorney Peggy Nolan on the daytime serial Another World, and held roles in Edge of Night and Guiding Light, as well as a guest role on All My Children. she helmed Two Ha Ha’s and a Homeboy at Crossroads Theater Company, which starred Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.
Grant received a lifetime achievement award from the Dramatists Guild of America in 2012 for her contribution to theater.
She is survived by her cousins Daryl Walker and Kimberly Eberhardt-Casteline, along with many nieces and nephews.
Cause of death:
The circumstances surrounding the actual cause of her death has not been made known as at the time of writing this report
A memorial service for Micki Grant is expected to take place in September.