The correct answer is letter B. Ray Charles was 73 years old at the time of his death in 2004. Born Ray Charles Robinson on September 23, 1930 in Albany, Georgia, he started his career as a musician in 1945 by playing the piano at the Ritz Theatre in LaVilla, Jacksonville, Florida. It was in 1949 when he got his first hit through the song entitled “Confession Blues”.
From there on, he recorded different hit songs such as Baby, Let Me Hold Your Hand in 1951, Kissa Me Baby in 1952, Mess Around in 1953, I Got a Woman in 1954 and A Fool for You in 1955. He died on June 10, 2004 in Beverly Hills, California due to complications from acute liver disease.