Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke
1931 - 1964

Sam Cooke  American Singer


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Sam Cooke passed away on 11th Dec 1964 aged 33.


Sam Cooke was previously married to Barbara Campbell, Delores Mohawk and Lisa Boyer.


American Singer Sam Cooke passed away on 11th Dec 1964 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 33. Born Samuel Cook on 22nd January, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and educated at Dunbar High School, Sam Cooke is most remembered for Hits: "You Send Me", "A Change Is Gonna Come", "Cupid in a career that spanned 1951–1964. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Sam Cooke is a member of the following lists: Keen Records artists, Activists for African-American civil rights and Singers from Mississippi.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 5 years, 2 months 3 years, 9 months 3 years, 1 month
Total3 5 years, 2 months 3 years, 9 months 3 years, 1 month


First Name Sam
Last Name Cooke
Full Name at Birth Samuel Cook
Alternative Name Dale Cook
Age 33 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd January, 1931
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died 11th December, 1964
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Killed by Bertha Franklin under mysterious circumstances
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Dunbar High School
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Hits: "You Send Me", "A Change Is Gonna Come", "Cupid
Music Genre (Text) Soul, gospel, rhythm and blues
Music Genre R&B, Religious
Year(s) Active 1951–1964
Music Style Soul, Early R&B, Gospel, Black Gospel, Religious
Music Mood Elegant, Confident, Joyous, Passionate, Relaxed, Carefree, Cheerful, Gentle, Romantic, Smooth, Soothing, Earnest, Stylish, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Laid-Back/Mellow, Happy, Refined/Mannered, Sweet, Plaintive, Energetic
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, piano, guitar
Record Label Specialty, Keen, RCA
Associated Acts The Singing Children, The Highway Q.C.'s, The Soul Stirrers, J. W. Alexander, Lou Rawls, Bobby Womack, Otis Redding

Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.

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