ANITA POINTER – Founder Of Soul Pop Family Act THE POINTER SISTERS Dead At 74

1 January 2023

ANITA POINTER, the founder/vocalist of soul pop trio
THE POINTER SISTERS passed away after battling cancer,
surrounded by her family in her home in Beverly Hills.
She was 74.

Anita and her sisters grew up singing in their dad’s church. In
the tenth grade Anita played alto sax as a member of the McRae
High School
band. In 1969 Anita quit her job as a secretary to join
her younger sisters Bonnie, June and Ruth to form The Pointer Sisters.

Full band statement HERE.

Here’s one of the biggest sisters hits
Fire, written by Bruce Springsteen.

THE POINTER SISTERS: Bio – Discography