Veteran DJ Warren Gluck Has Passed at 64

Friday May 1, 2020

It was announced today that veteran DJ Warren Gluck has died. He was 64.

His death was reported on the website pineshistory.org. The cause of his death was not reported.

Gluck started his career in 1975 on Long Island, according to his biographybiography on pinesparty.com.

"Warren was soon playing at all the gay dance clubs in the metropolitan NYC area. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Gluck's growing popularity led to prestigious residencies at legendary New York nightclubs such as The Monster and The Saint," his bio reads.

During the 1990s and early 2000s, Gluck played major circuit party events throughout the country, including the GMHC Morning Party on Fire Island, The Pines Party, The Saint-at-Large White and Black Parties in NYC, Hotlanta, Fireball in Chicago, The White Party and The Winter Party in Miami, Gay Days in Orlando, The San Diego Zoo Party, Gay Pride celebrations in NYC, San Francisco, Boston and Phoenix, Palm Springs White Party, Mardi Gras and Southern Decadence in New Orleans, and The Red Party in Columbus Ohio. In June 2005, he headlined New York's 8,000-person Gay Pride Pier Dance for an unprecedented 6th time to rave reviews.


For 25 years, Gluck maintained a position of resident DJ at the Monster in Greenwich Village, as well as playing dates on Fire Island and Provincetown. He was a resident DJ on the Atlantis gay cruises, and for the past seven years he has played Boston's High Tide Pride Boat Cruise, a personal favorite. In addition, he played overseas, most notably the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras party, the biggest dance party in the world with over 20,000 in attendance.

"Warren's musical style is usually characterized as being upbeat and festive, with an accent on big vocals. However, he also has the ability to play a dark, mysterious program when the party's theme calls for it. He likes to take the crowd on a wonderful journey through the evening, encompassing many different musical styles; however, morning music is his personal favorite," reads his biography.

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