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Mahalia: Biography of Mahalia Jackson (Aslan Paperbacks) epub

by Laurraine Goreau


Mahalia: Biography of Mahalia Jackson (Aslan Paperbacks) epub

ISBN: 0856480614

ISBN13: 978-0856480614

Author: Laurraine Goreau

Category: Photo

Subcategory: Music

Language: English

Publisher: LION HUDSON PLC (October 4, 1976)

Pages: 600 pages

ePUB book: 1883 kb

FB2 book: 1909 kb

Rating: 4.6

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The story of Mahalia Jackson, the queen of gospel and a symbol of integrity, is the story of an era. As fast-paced and richly detailed as a novel, this book traces the development of the gospel movement and Jackson's central role in it, reaching back to recreate the world of the singer's youth. Pithy, pungent, full of good solid writing and delightful black aphorisms". Lightning Print on Demand Title.

Mahalia Jackson, American gospel music singer, known as the Queen of Gospel Song. Mahalia Jackson, (born October 26, 1911, New Orleans, Louisiana, . died January 27, 1972, Evergreen Park, near Chicago, Illinois), American gospel music singer, known as the Queen of Gospel Song. 100 Women Trailblazers.

Mahalia Jackson (/məˈheɪliə/ mə-HAY-lee-ə; October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer. Possessing a contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel". She became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was heralded internationally as a singer and civil rights activist. She was described by entertainer Harry Belafonte as "the single most powerful black woman in the United States".

Mahalia Jackson was born on October 26, 1911 in New Orleans, Louisiana; at birth she was nicknamed "Halie". Mahalia was five years old when her mother died; her Aunt Duke assumed guardianship of Mahalia and her brother. Her earliest memories and influences were the sights and sounds of New Orleans, steamships on the Mississippi, jazz bands playing in the streets, and the music of Bessie Smith; However, young Mahalia was to find her greatest inspiration at the local Baptist church. Mahalia was five years old when her mother died; her Aunt Duke assumed guardianship of Mahalia and her brother

Biographer Laurraine Goreau cites that it was also around this time she .

Biographer Laurraine Goreau cites that it was also around this time she added 'i' to her name, changing it from Mahala to Mahalia, pronounced/məˈheɪliə/. The movie will be based on the 1993 book Got to Tell It: Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel  . Mahalia Jackson was posthumously inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor artists whose recordings are at least twenty-five years old and have "qualitative or historical significance. Grammy Hall of Fame Award.

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Template:Use mdy dates Template:Infobox musical artist Mahalia Jackson (Template:IPAc-en Template:Respell; October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer. Possessing a powerful contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel".