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Abbey Lincoln

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Who is Abbey Lincoln?

Abbey Lincoln: Anna Marie Wooldridge, known by her stage name Abbey Lincoln, was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions. She was a civil rights advocate during the 1960s.

  • also known as Abby Lincoln, Anna Marie Wooldridge, Gaby Wooldridge
  • born on (85 years ago) in Chicago
  • ethnicity: African American
  • nationality: United States of America
  • profession: Singer, musician, jazz composer, actor, songwriter
  • member of musical group Abbey Lincoln & Hank Jones
  • Marriage with Max Roach between and (8 years)
  • died on (5 years ago) in Manhattan
  • genre: Jazz
  • albums: "It's Magic", "Straight Ahead", "A Tribute to Billie Holliday", "The World Is Falling Down", "Talking to the Sun", "Abbey Is Blue", "You Gotta Pay the Band", "Devil's Got Your Tongue", "Abbey Sings Billie, Volume 2", "Affair: A Story of a Girl in Love", "People in Me", "Painted Lady", "A Turtle's Dream", "Who Used to Dance", "Wholly Earth", "It's Me", "Over the Years", "That's Him", "Abbey Sings Abbey", "When There Is Love", "Through the Years: 1956-2007", "Abbey Lincoln: Warner Jazz: Les Incontournables"
  • filmography:
  • nomination: - nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture - "For Love of Ivy"

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Google previewThe Austin Clarke Library (2015)

'Membering / The Polished Hoe / Choosing His Coffin by Austin Clarke

Abbey Lincoln is a beautiful woman, with a compelling voice, frighteningly real, especially when it is exercised in the Freedom Now Suite and on some songs in Wholly Earth. But more than the stature, there is the voice. Plaintive and punishing ...

Google preview’Membering (2015)

by Austin Clarke

Abbey Lincoln is a beautiful woman, with a compelling voice, frighteningly real, especially when it is exercised in the Freedom Now Suite and on some songs in Wholly Earth. But more than the stature, there is the voice. Plaintive and punishing ...

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

Abbey Lincoln. TV: Gene Kelly special w. Damita Jo. CDs: CC; Timel.; Sunny.; w. Leaders (BS); Clifford Jordan; Brian Lynch; J. Raney (CC); Peter Leitch (Res.); Satchmo Legacy Band (SN); Steve Nelson (Sunny.); James Moody (Novus); Chet ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Television (2014)

by Kathleen Fearn-Banks, Anne Burford-Johnson

Williams and Herbie Hancock hosted this variety special all-star jazz concert featuring Betty Carter, Jimmy Smith, Abbey Lincoln, Jackie McLean, and Joe Henderson. CAROL CHANNING AND PEARL BAILEY ON BROADWAY.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African-American Literature (2015)

political figures from acrossthecountry, including writers James Baldwinand John Steinbeck,televisionwriter Digby Wolfe, actors Richard Burton and Steve Allen, singer Abbey Lincoln, composer Ira Gershwin, and Watts Writers Workshop ...

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I was looking for the people who were making the music inside the cabinet. I would look in there and see if I could find somebody who was making all this wonderful music. (Abbey Lincoln)
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