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Dinah Washington

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Birthday
29, 1924
Birthplace
Tuscaloosa, AL
Death Date
Dec 14, 1963 (39)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1924
Birthplace
Tuscaloosa, AL
Death Date
Dec 14, 1963 (39)

About

R&B and blues singer and pianist who was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in 1986 and won a Grammy Award for "What a Difference a Day Makes."

Before Fame

She sang gospel music, played the piano, and directed her church's choir.

Trivia

At the Three Deuces jazz club, she first started singing regularly and acquired the stage name Dinah Washington.

Family Life

She was married seven times and her last husband was football star Dick "Night Train" Lane.

Associated With

She performed with jazz greats Count Basie and Duke Ellington.

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