Bessie Smith


Bessie Smith
noun
United States blues singer (1894-1937)
Syn: ↑Smith
Instance Hypernyms: ↑singer, ↑vocalist, ↑vocalizer, ↑vocaliser

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Bessie Smith [Bessie Smith]
(1895–1937) the leading African-Americanblues singer of her time. Her popular name was ‘Empress of the Blues’. During her career, she performed with such musicians as Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong and Fletcher Henderson. Her hits included Downhearted Blues (1923). She died after a car crash.

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