Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke
1931 - 1964
Sam Cooke  American Singer

Sam Cooke dating history


Sam Cooke was previously married to Barbara Campbell (1959 - 1964) and Delores Mohawk (1953 - 1957).

Sam Cooke was in relationships with Harlean Harris (1958) and Fayne Pridgon (1956).

Sam Cooke had an encounter with Lisa Boyer (1964).


American Singer Sam Cooke was born Samuel Cook on 22nd January, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA and passed away on 11th Dec 1964 Hacienda Motel, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 33. He is most remembered for Hits: 'You Send Me', 'A Change Is Gonna Come', 'Cupid'. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Sam Cooke is a member of the following lists: American pop singers, American rock singers and American singer-songwriters.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 5 years, 2 months 4 years, 7 months 4 years
Dating2 67 years, 2 months 66 years, 2 months -
Encounter1 59 years, 2 months - -
Total5 67 years, 2 months 40 years, 2 months 4 years


First Name Sam
Last Name Cooke
Full Name at Birth Samuel Cook
Alternative Name Dale Cook, Samuel Cook, Sam Cooke
Age 33 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd January, 1931
Birthplace Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA
Died 11th December, 1964
Place of Death Hacienda Motel, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Killed by Bertha Franklin under mysterious circumstances
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Dunbar High School
Occupation Text Singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, civil rights activist
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Hits: 'You Send Me', 'A Change Is Gonna Come', 'Cupid'
Music Genre (Text) Soul, Gospel, Rhythm And Blues, R&B
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, ABKCO
Associated Acts The Singing Children, The Highway Q.C.'s, The Soul Stirrers, J. W. Alexander, Lou Rawls, Bobby Womack, Otis Redding, The Highway Q.C.'s

Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Considered to be a pioneer and one of the most influential soul artists of all time, Cooke is commonly referred to as the "King of Soul" for his distinctive vocals, notable contributions to the genre and high significance in popular music.

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Sam Cooke33 AquariusSinger
Lisa Boyer-Other
Barbara Campbell-
Harlean Harris81 SagittariusModel
Fayne Pridgon81Singer
Delores Mohawk-Singer


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Linda M.Female25th April, 195369 years oldBarbara Campbell
TracyFemale6th September, 196062 years oldBarbara Campbell
VincentMale19th December, 196161 years oldBarbara Campbell


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