Georgia Gibbs

Singer, Musical Artist

1919 – 2006

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Who was Georgia Gibbs?

Georgia Gibbs was an American popular singer and vocal entertainer rooted in jazz. Already singing publicly in her early teens, Gibbs first achieved acclaim in the mid-1950s interpreting songs originating with the black rhythm and blues community and later as a featured vocalist on a long list of radio and television variety and comedy programs. Her key attribute was tremendous versatility and an uncommon stylistic range from melancholy ballad to uptempo swinging jazz and rock and roll.

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Born
Aug 17, 1919
Worcester
Also known as
  • Georgie Gibbs
  • Frieda Lipschitz
  • Gibbs, Georgia
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Worcester
Died
Dec 9, 2006
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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