Betty Carter

Betty Carter
1929 - 1998

Betty Carter  American Singer


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American Singer Betty Carter was born Lillie Mae Jones on 16th May, 1929 in Flint, Michigan, USA and passed away on 26th Sep 1998 Los Angeles, California, United States aged 69. She is most remembered for Baby It's Cold Outside. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Betty Carter is a member of the following lists: American female singers, American singer-songwriters and Grammy Award winners.


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First Name Betty
Last Name Carter
Full Name at Birth Lillie Mae Jones
Alternative Name Betty Be-Bop
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th May, 1929
Birthplace Flint, Michigan, USA
Died 26th September, 1998
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, United States
Buried Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Build Slim
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Jazz vocalist
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Baby It's Cold Outside
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, post-bop
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1948–1998, 1948–98
Music Style Jazz, Bop, Vocal Jazz, Swing, Soul Jazz
Music Mood Nocturnal, Elegant, Sophisticated, Stylish, Intimate, Exuberant, Sensual, Refined/Mannered, Rollicking, Passionate, Freewheeling, Complex, Reserved, Intense
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Columbia, Peacock, ABC, Atco, United Artists, Roulette, Bet-Car, Verve
Official Websites,,

Betty Carter (born Lillie Mae Jones; May 19, 1929 – September 26, 1998) was an American jazz singer known for her improvisational technique, scatting and other complex musical abilities that demonstrated her vocal talent and imaginative interpretation of lyrics and melodies. Vocalist Carmen McRae once remarked: "There's really only one jazz singer—only one: Betty Carter."

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Carmen McRae72 AriesVocalist


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