Lillian Glinn

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Birthday
10, 1902
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jul 22, 1978 (76)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1902
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jul 22, 1978 (76)

About

Remembered for her popular recordings of "Atlanta Blues" and "Black Man Blues," this 20th century singer and songwriter received national attention for her contralto vocals and her sensuous blues ballads.

Before Fame

She first exercised her vocal talent by performing spirituals in church and later launched a professional career as a vaudeville entertainer.

Trivia

Her recordings were compiled and released posthumously in the early 1990s.

Family Life

A native of Hillsboro, Texas, she recorded music in Dallas, Atlanta, and New Orleans, before eventually settling in California with her husband, Reverend O.P. Smith.

Associated With

She was born in the same year as fellow blues singer Skip James.

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