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Melba Moore

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Birthday
29, 1945
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer known for hit singles like "This Is It," "Love's Comin' At Ya," and "Read My Lips."

Before Fame

She worked as a music teacher after graduating from college.

Trivia

She won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Lutiebellerole in the play Purlie.

Family Life

She was married to Charles Huggins from 1975 until 1991. Her father is famed saxophonist Teddy Hill.

Associated With

She recorded a cover of "Lean On Me," originally sung by her idol, Aretha Franklin.