Duo is being really picky today. I spoke, "Earth wind & fire" and it printed as you see it (with an ampersand instead of the word "and"), and Duo marked it wrong! Yes, I reported it.
Yes, Maurice White (Dec 19, 1941 - Feb 4, 2016) was founder, main songwriter, producer and co-lead singer of Earth, Wind & Fire. Just part of an amazing, long, highly successful musical career.