David Lynch was born on July 3, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri. He moved to Los Angeles in the early 1950's Lynch was asked to join a vocal quartet which included Herb Reed and Tony Williams. His debonair look, smooth dance moves. a distinct tenor voice added to The Platters unique style. Lynch died of cancer at age 51 on January 2,1981 in Long beach, California. He is survived by his wife, Ethel, and eight children.