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Mahalia Jackson

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson

Profession: Gospel Singer

United States of America

Why Famous: Move On Up a Little Higher, Silent Night, Holy Night

Born: October 26, 1911
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: January 27, 1972 (aged 60)
Cause of Death: Heart failure

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  • 1964-07-02 Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson (52) weds Sigmond Galloway

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