Singer-songwriter, Angela Bofill was known for her five-octave range, and her songs, “I Try,” “I’m On Your Side,” “This Time I’ll Be Sweeter” and “Angel of the Night.” Over the course of her four-decade-long career, she produced 10 successful studio albums, traveled the globe on tour, and graced the stage in notable productions like “God Don’t Like Ugly” and “What a Man Wants, What a Man Needs.” Angela also provided backing vocals on albums for singers such as Diana Ross and Kirk Whalum.

In recognition of her achievements, Angela Bofill was inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall in 2023.

Sadly, on June 13, 2024, Angela Bofill passed away at her daughter’s home in California. She was 70 years old. The announcement of her passing was made on social media by her longtime manager and friend, Rich Engel. Angela is survived by her husband Chris Portuguese, daughter Shauna Bofill, and grandchildren.

“Back in June of 2010, I had the pleasure of having a lengthy enlightening and inspiring conversation with Angela, which I published in the form of an online magazine. Click here  for a glimpse into our conversation and the incredible story of her determination to overcome adversity.” – Chaye Alexander

With heartfelt admiration for Angela Bofill and her music, lovingly presented by Chayz Lounge Radio