Mahalia Jackson (məˈheɪljə mə-HAYL-yə; October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer. Possessing a powerful contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel". She became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was...Wikipedia
Age: 59 (age at death)
Born: 26th October, 1912, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died: 27th January, 1972, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: Height Unknown
Claim to Fame: Queen of Gospel Music
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My hands, my feet, I throw my whole body to say all that is within me.
Gospel music rhythms are not African in origin, although I know that`s what the jazz experts say.
Ranked #78 on VH1`s 100 Greatest Women in Rock N Roll
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 (under the category Early Influence).