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Mahalia Jackson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mahalia Jackson (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 recorded about 30 albums (mostly for Columbia Records) during her career, and her 45 rpm records included a dozen "golds" (million-sellers).

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Oct 26, 1911 In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) 2021-07-02
Known For
Poster of Mahalia Jackson - A Gospel Confession
Poster of The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
Poster of The Steve Allen Show
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Movie Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) Self 2021-07-02
Movie My Music: A Classic Christmas Herself (archive footage) 2019-11-16
Movie Good Evening Ev'rybody: In Celebration of Louis Armstrong Herself 2008-06-01
Movie Mahalia Jackson - A Gospel Confession Unknown 2005-04-19
Movie Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory Unknown 1997-01-01
Movie 4 Little Girls Self - During March on Washington (archive footage) 1997-07-09
Movie Mahalia Self - Vocals 1975-09-11
Movie King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Self 1970-03-24
Series The Flip Wilson Show Unknown 1970-09-17
Movie Black Woodstock Unknown 1969-07-31
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Movie The Best Man Herself 1964-04-05
Series The Danny Kaye Show Self 1963-09-25
Series The Merv Griffin Show Self 1962-10-01
Movie Jazz on a Summer's Day Unknown 1960-03-28
Movie Imitation of Life Choir Soloist 1959-10-02
Movie St. Louis Blues Bessie May 1958-04-07
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Series What's My Line? Self - Mystery Guest 1950-02-02
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20