Abbey Lincoln

Abbey Lincoln
1930 - 2010

Abbey Lincoln  American Jazz Musician


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American Jazz Musician Abbey Lincoln was born Anna Marie Wooldridge on 6th August, 1930 in Chicago Illinois USA and passed away on 14th Aug 2010 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA aged 80. She is most remembered for For Love of Ivy. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

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


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First Name Abbey
Last Name Lincoln
Full Name at Birth Anna Marie Wooldridge
Alternative Name Anna Marie Wooldridge, Abbey Lincoln
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th August, 1930
Birthplace Chicago Illinois USA
Died 14th August, 2010
Place of Death Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
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

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.

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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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