Richard Smallwood

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Birthday
30, 1948
Birthplace
Atlanta, GA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Atlanta, GA

About

Gospel singer best known as the founder of The Richard Smallwood Singers. He is a multiple-time Grammy nominee for albums like 1984's "Psalms".

Before Fame

He earned degrees in Vocal Performance and Piano from Harvard University, from which he graduated cum laude.

Trivia

He received the 2000 Stellar Award for Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year for his live album "Healing – Live in Detroit".

Family Life

His father, Chester R. Smallwood, was a reverend who preached at local churches.

Associated With

His music has been covered by a variety of contemporary artists, including singer Yolanda Adams.