Tony Brown Biography – Tony Brown Wiki
Tony Brown was a longtime Philadelphia radio personality. He was the host of “The Quiet Storm,” which aired on 105.3 WDAS FM weeknights from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m., and “The Sunday Brunch,” which aired Sundays from 12- 3 p.m.
Brown joined 105.3 WDAS FM in 1972 with his show “The Extrasensory Connection,” which became known as “The Quiet Storm” in 1976. The show spent eight years on iHeartMedia Philadelphia’s Power 99 FM before returning to 105.3 WDAS FM in 1997. In addition to being on the air, Brown co-wrote “The Quiet Storm” signature theme song with Bert Willis, Rob Arthurs and Rudy Gay, and received numerous awards throughout his career, including Radio & Record’s 1999 Industry Achievement Award, the 2002 Vaughn Harper Excellence in Radio Award and the 2006 March of Dimes Achievement in Radio Award. Brown began his radio career at Temple University’s WRTI-FM in 1969.
Brown left the airwaves at 105.3 WDAS FM in 2018 for health-related reasons shortly after the station held his 45th-anniversary celebration in October of 2017. At the time, Brown said, “I never imagined my radio career would span 45 years, but then again, I love it so much that I never thought of doing anything else.”
Tony Brown Age
He was born on December 6, 1945. He died on February 24, 2021. He was 75 years old.
Tony Brown Wife
Was Tony Brown married? He was married to his wife Sunshine Brown.
Tony Brown Family
He is survived by his devoted wife and producer Sunshine Brown, daughter Kelli, sons Jason and Julian, granddaughters Dorian, Darielle, Juliana, Mia, Adriana, grandson Dimitri and two great-grandsons Brandon and Jaden as well as brother Garland Brown and sister-in-law Amatullah.
Tony Brown Death
Derrick Corbett, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Philadelphia said in a statement: “We have to speak to the greatness of this radio icon who walked through the doors of WDAS FM. Tony Brown was an exceptional talent and an example for us all.”
Patty Jackson, 105.3 WDAS FM midday air personality said: “Tony was such a wonderful man. He was family. He may be gone, but the impact Tony Brown left on Philadelphia radio and the people that he touched will never be forgotten.”
Tony Brown Cause of Death
His cause of death was not revealed.