James Cleveland

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Birthday
5, 1931
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 9, 1991 (59)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1931
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 9, 1991 (59)

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Gospel singer who was known as the King of Gospel music, won four Grammy Awards, and has worked with several other acts during his career.

Before Fame

He sang in church and was a soprano as a young boy.

Trivia

He help build a unique choir style that featured large vocal power to build harmonies, individual virtuosity, and driving rhythms.

Family Life

He had relationships with men which, according to his son, caused him to be diagnosed and then die from AIDS.

Associated With

Cleveland founded the Gospel Workshop of America and helped produced gospel singer John Kee.

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