Abbey Lincoln

Abbey Lincoln
1930 - 2010

Abbey Lincoln   Jazz Musician


Anna Marie Wooldridge (August 6, 1930 – August 14, 2010), known by her stage name Abbey Lincoln, was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions. She was a civil rights advocate during the 1960s....

First Name Abbey
Last Name Lincoln
Full Name at Birth Anna Marie Wooldridge
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th August, 1930
Birthplace Chicago Illinois
Died 14th August, 2010
Zodiac Sign Leo
Occupation Text Singer, songwriter, actress, civil rights activist
Occupation Jazz Musician
Claim to Fame For Love of Ivy
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, Rock n Roll (one song)
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1956–2007
Music Style Jazz, Post-Bop, Standards, Vocal Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz
Music Mood Elegant, Sophisticated, Bittersweet, Intimate, Autumnal, Refined/Mannered, Melancholy, Literate, Stylish, Passionate, Reflective, Gritty
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Riverside, Verve
Family Member Max Roach (Husband) 1962-1970
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Abbey Lincoln: You Gotta Pay the Band1993 TV Movie
Mo' Better Blues1990 Lillian Gilliam Movie
Short Walk to Daylight1972 Dorella TV Movie
All in the Family1971 Laura Grant TV Show
On Being Black1971 Tommy Movie
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969 Judge Mabel Palmer TV Show
For Love of Ivy1968 Ivy Moore Movie
The Name of the Game1968 Claudia Lee TV Show
Mission: Impossible1966 Millie Webster TV Show
Nothing But a Man1964 Josie Movie

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