Lori Mai

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Lori Ann Duque Mai
Birth name Lori Ann Duque
Born (1977-10-16)October 16, 1977
Dallas, Texas United States
Died September 16, 2009(2009-09-16) (aged 31)
Mission, Texas, United States
Genres Folk, rock, jazz
Occupation(s) Singer, composer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2007–09
Labels Music 2 Gold
Website www.Music 2 Gold.com/Lori Mai

Lori Ann Duque Mai (October 16, 1977 – September 16, 2009) was a German–American folk rock singer and musician.

Early life[edit]

Mai was born in Dallas, Texas to American parents. She grew up in Cooper City, Florida, a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with her mother, Carolyn Cooper Stoner, her sister, Lisa Duque Zilinski and stepfather, Marvin E Stoner, Jr. a Broward County Sheriff Deputy Chief, In 1990, she moved to Mission, Texas to live with her father Joe Duque and then in 1999 moved to Berlin.[1]

Music career[edit]

In February 2008, Mai was a candidate of the casting television show, Deutschland sucht den Superstar.[2] Later, she acquired a record deal with Music 2 Gold[3] and produced her first and only album, Be What I Am, released on May 9, 2008.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Mai was married and had two children, Alenka and Anuschka,[5] whom she had lived with during her residence in both Estenfeld and Berlin.[6]


  • Be What I Am (2008)


Mai died on September 16, 2009 in Mission, Texas, from complications due to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.[7]


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