Phyllis Hyman

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Birthday
6, 1949
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Jun 30, 1995 (45)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1949
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Jun 30, 1995 (45)

About

R&B singer who sang "Can't We Fall in Love Again" and "Don't Wanna Change the World" and who acted in films like 1988's School Daze.

Before Fame

She toured with the group New Direction in 1971 after graduating from music school. She had early collaborations with artists like Pharoah Sanders.

Trivia

She committed suicide via an overdose of pentobarbital and secobarbital in 1995.

Family Life

Her cousin was actor Earle Hyman.

Associated With

Her first album, Somewhere In My Lifetime, featured a title-track produced by Barry Manilow.

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