Minnie Riperton

Minnie Riperton
1947 - 1979

Minnie Riperton  American Vocalist

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Minnie Riperton was previously married to Richard Rudolph.

Minnie Riperton had an encounter with Stevie Wonder.

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American Vocalist Minnie Riperton was born Minnie Julia Riperton on 8th November, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and passed away on 12th Jul 1979 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 31. She is most remembered for 1975 single ''Lovin` You''. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Minnie Riperton is a member of the following lists: Epic Records artists, English-language singers and Cancer deaths in California.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married1 11 years, 6 months - -
Encounter1 - - -
Total2 11 years, 6 months 5 years, 9 months -

Details

First Name Minnie
Middle Name Julia
Last Name Rudolph
Maiden Name Riperton
Full Name at Birth Minnie Julia Riperton
Alternative Name Minnie Julia Riperton Rudolph, Andrea Davis, Minnie Julia Riperton, Minnie Riperton, Zainon Salleh Riperton, Zainon Salleh Riperton-Rudolph, Zainon Salleh Riperton Rudolph, Minnie Julia Riperton-Rudolph
Age 31 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th November, 1947
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died 12th July, 1979
Place of Death Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Breast Cancer
Buried Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer-Songwriter
Occupation Vocalist
Claim to Fame 1975 single ''Lovin` You''
Music Genre (Text) R & B, Soul Music, Soul, Quiet Storm, Psychedelic Soul, Vocal Jazz, Disco, Jazz, R&B
Music Genre R&B
Origin India, Canada, United States Of America
Year(s) Active 1962–1979
Music Style Soul, Pop-Soul, Chicago Soul, Smooth Soul, Pop/Rock, AM Pop, Uptown Soul
Music Mood Earnest, Intimate, Sensual, Gentle, Stylish, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sweet, Passionate, Sexy, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Sentimental, Romantic, Innocent, Exuberant, Delicate
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Chess, Epic, Capitol, GRT
Associated Acts Jack The Ripper, Rotary Connection, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Gwen McCrae, Stevie Wonder, Leon Ware, Charles Stepney, Deniece Williams, Maurice White
Father Daniel Riperton
Mother Thelma Riperton
Family Member Maya Rudolph (daughter), Marc Rudolph (son)

Minnie Julia Riperton Rudolph (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979) was an American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single "Lovin' You" and her five-octave coloratura soprano range. She is also widely known for her use of the whistle register and has been referred to by the media as the "queen of the whistle register."

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Minnie Riperton31 ScorpioVocalist
American
Richard Rudolph75 ScorpioWriter
American
Stevie Wonder71 TaurusMusician
American

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
MarcMaleRichard Rudolph
MayaFemale27th July, 197249 years oldRichard Rudolph

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978Our Guests at HeartlandMovie

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jubaby30jubaby30Apr 1, 2010

never seen or met minnie but 4rm what i hear she got a great voice

Dina HagansDec 30, 2009

She was a little before my time but I love listening to her voice. She is truly missed!!

mrwjosephJul 18, 2009

i love her voice especially on Back Down Memory Lane.

BLACKFOXJun 15, 2009

MINNIE RIPPERTON HAD THE VOICE OF AN ANGEL AND SHE WAS A BEAUTIFUL LADY. I AM SO HAPPY THAT TV1 FEATURED HER LIFE STORY. WHEN I GOT MARRIED IN 1976 I WALKED DOWN THE AISLE TO LOVING YOU . HER MUSIC WILL ALWAYS BE SPECIAL TO ME! MAY GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS HER HUSBAND AND CHILDREN.

blueMay 28, 2009

i luv Minnie Riperton she is my idol i can listen to her all day long

buzzybirdFeb 17, 2009

im huge fan of minnie riperton i often on a good day and i listen to her music all the time i have one cd and all the rest of her music i have on cassette, i bought from a discount music store called ameoba records. i enjoyed this biography and any other info you have please post it if possible thanks..


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