Women / Persons ~ P24068

Mahalia Jackson

Alternate Names:
  • Halie
  • Mahala Jackson
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 26 October 1911 – 27 January 1972
  • Activist
  • Activist, Civil Rights
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Performer, singer
Note: Gospel singer, the first to sing at Carnegie Hall. Pioneer in the genre for her jazz influences. Mother died when she was a child. Sang at a Civil Rights rally in Montgomery, Alabama.
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