Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer. Nicknamed The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and, along with Louis Armstrong, a major influence on subsequent jazz vocalists. The 1900 census indicates that Bessie Smith was born in Chattanooga... Read more at Wikipedia

Date of Birth: 15-Apr-1894

Place of Birth: Chattanooga, , United States of America

Date of Death: 26-Sep-1937

Profession: Singer

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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