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Nancy Wilson in 1968

Source: Wikipedia

Nancy Wilson (born February 20, 1937) is an American singer with more than 70 albums, and three Grammy Awards. She has been labeled a singer of blues, jazz, cabaret, pop and soul; a "consummate actress"; and "the complete entertainer." The title she prefers, however, is song stylist. She has received many nicknames including "Sweet Nancy", "The Baby", "Fancy Miss Nancy" and "The Girl With the Honey-Coated Voice".

Fact file

  • Born: February 20, 1937 (age 78)
  • Origin: Chillicothe, Ohio, U.S.
  • Genres: Blues, jazz, cabaret, pop, soul
  • Occupation(s): Vocalist
  • Years active: 1956–present
  • Labels: MCG Jazz, Capitol, Blue Note
  • Associated acts: Ramsey Lewis, George Shearing, Cannonball Adderley, James Ingram, Hank Jones, Billy Taylor

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Passage: Nancy Wilson
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2018-12-16 15:26:45
"Sunday Morning" remembers the Grammy Award-winning song stylist Nancy Wilson, who died this past week at the age of 81.

Nancy Wilson's sublime artistry rippled well beyond jazz and torch songs
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-12-14 21:45:00
Nancy Wilson sealed her fate in jazz and R&B; and the Great American Songbook, as “a song stylist with an unmistakable stamp of icy hauteur,” as the writer James Gavin perfectly put it in a Facebook post memorializing her. Wilson died Thursday at 81 at her home in Pioneertown, Calif., ...

Jazz Singer Nancy Wilson Mourned by John Legend, Janelle Monae, Chaka Khan & More
Billboard, 2018-12-14 20:12:22
Jazz singer Nancy Wilson died Thursday at age 81 after a long illness. The self-proclaimed "song stylist" won three Grammys and had...

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