Etta James
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Etta James

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Birthday
25, 1938
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jan 20, 2012 (73)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1938
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Death Date
Jan 20, 2012 (73)

About

Late blues singer who released the hits "At Last" and "Something's Got a Hold on Me" and won multiple awards, like Best Traditional Blues Album.

Before Fame

Her single "Dance with Me, Henry" helped launched her career, as the track made the Hot Rhythm & Blues Tracks chart.

Trivia

She received a Grammy Hall of Fame Award for "At Last." She released her first album in 1960 and her last in 2011.

Family Life

She married Artis Mills in 1969 and they had two children together. She died of leukemia in January 2012.

Associated With

She was discovered in the 1950s by Johnny Otis.