Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith
1894 - 1937

Bessie Smith  American Singer


Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer....

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First Name Bessie
Last Name Smith
Alternative Name The Empress of the Blues
Age 43 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th April, 1894
Birthplace Chattanooga, Tenn.
Died 26th September, 1937
Place of Death Clarksdale, Miss
Cause of Death car accident
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, actress
Occupation Singer
Music Genre (Text) Blues, Jazz, Jazz blues
Music Genre Blues, Classical Music Entry
Year(s) Active 1912–1937
Music Style Classic Female Blues, Jazz, Early Jazz, Vaudeville Blues
Music Mood Exuberant, Earthy, Confident, Rollicking, Raucous, Carefree, Boisterous, Passionate, Irreverent, Earnest, Sensual, Rousing, Playful, Freewheeling, Sexy
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Columbia
Associated Acts Ma Rainey, Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters
Father William Smith
Mother Laura Smith
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Bessie Smith43 AriesSinger
Jack Gee-
Ethel Waters76 ScorpioVocalist


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