Jessy Dixon

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Birthday
12, 1938
Birthplace
San Antonio, TX
Death Date
Sep 26, 2011 (73)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
12, 1938
Birthplace
San Antonio, TX
Death Date
Sep 26, 2011 (73)

About

Gospel singer who collaborated with Paul Simon for eight years and who was nominated for seven Grammy Awards.

Before Fame

Dixon sang at taping sessions of Gaither Homecoming. He went on to be invited to sing at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1972.

Trivia

He wrote songs for artists like Diana Ross and Cher.

Family Life

He was born in San Antonio, Texas and moved with his family to Chicago at an early age.

Associated With

His work has been celebrated by artists like Bette Midler.