Abbey Lincoln   Jazz Musician

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Abbey Lincoln passed away on 14th Aug 2010 aged 80.


Abbey Lincoln is a member of the following lists: American female jazz singers, African-American songwriters and African-American singers.


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Abbey Lincoln: You Gotta Pay the Band1993TV Movie
Mo' Better Blues1990Lillian GilliamMovie
Short Walk to Daylight1972DorellaTV Movie
All in the Family1971Laura GrantTV Show
On Being Black1971TommyMovie
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Judge Mabel PalmerTV Show
For Love of Ivy1968Ivy MooreMovie
The Name of the Game1968Claudia LeeTV Show
Mission: Impossible1966Millie WebsterTV Show
Nothing But a Man1964JosieMovie


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    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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