Ethel Waters Biography

b. Chester, Pennsylvania on October 31, 1896 - d. Chatsworth, California September 1, 1977.



Singer and Actress inducted into The Grammy Hall of Fame in 1973. She started her career in the 1920s singing the blues and also performed jazz, big band, and pop music, on the Broadway stage and in concerts.



She died at 80 from heart disease.



She is the great aunt of singer Crystal Waters.



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