Abbey Lincoln

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Birthday
6, 1930
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Aug 14, 2010 (80)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1930
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Aug 14, 2010 (80)

About

Singer and songwriter who sang on "We Insist!" and released the album Abbey Lincoln’s Affair – A Story of a Girl in Love.

Before Fame

She grew up in rural Michigan, the tenth of twelve children in her family.

Trivia

Her stage name is a symbolic joining Westminster Abbey and Abraham Lincoln.

Family Life

She married musician Max Roach.

Associated With

She was an accomplished actress, co-starring with Sidney Poitier in the film For Love of Ivy.

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