James Cleveland  American Singer

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James Cleveland passed away on 9th Feb 1991 aged 59.


James Cleveland is a 59 year old American Singer. Born on 5th December, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, he is famous for American gospel music singer. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

James Cleveland is a member of the following lists: Singers from Chicago, Illinois, 20th-century American singers and Grammy Award-winning artists.


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    The Reverend Dr. James Edward Cleveland (December 5, 1931 – February 9, 1991) was a gospel singer, musician, and composer. Known as the King of Gospel music, Cleveland was a driving force behind the creation of the modern gospel sound by incorporatin...

    First Name James
    Last Name Cleveland
    Age 59 (age at death) years
    Birthday 5th December, 1931
    Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Died 9th February, 1991
    Build Average
    Hair Color Black
    Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Singer
    Occupation Singer
    Claim to Fame American gospel music singer
    Music Genre (Text) Gospel, traditional black gospel, urban contemporary gospel, modern soul
    Instrument (text) Vocals, piano
    Record Label Byg, Gamble and Huff, HOB, HRB Music Company, King James, Musidisc, Nashboro, Phoenix, Savoy, Sonorous, Soul Parade, States, Thunderbird, UpFront
    Associated Acts Albertina Walker, Roberta Martin, The Caravans, The Gospel All-Stars, The Gospel Chimes, The Gospelaires, The James Cleveland Singers
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