Alberta Hunter

Alberta Hunter Biography

American blues singer.

Born : April 01, 1895 in Memphis, Tennessee.

Died : October 17, 1984 in New York City, New York.

She began her career in 1911 singing Creole jazz and later blues. She had a long career and became a nurse after the professional music popularity dwindled. Late in life she was rediscovered and enjoyed another burst of notoriety with a new record contract, stage play about her life, and a film deal.

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