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Age39 (age at death)
Birthday 29 August, 1924
Birthplace Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
Died 14 December, 1963
Place of Death Detroit, Michigan
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality American
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1993)
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Dinah Washington (born Ruth Lee Jones; August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963) was an American singer and pianist, who has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the 1950s songs". Primarily a jazz vocalist, she performed and recorded in a wide variety of styles including blues, R&B, and traditional pop music, and gave herself the title of "Queen of the Blues". She was a 1986 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.

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