Empress of the Blues who sang in the 1920s and 1930s, releasing award-winning songs like “Empty Bed Blues” and “St. Louis Blues.”
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|FULL NAME:||Bessie Smith|
|BIRTH DATE:||April 15, 1894|
|AGE:||126 years old|
Bessie Smith is a Blues Singer. She was born to parents Laura and William Smith who was a laborer and part-time Baptist preacher. She worked as a street performer with her brother on the streets of Chattanooga. Ma Rainey mentored her and helped her develop her stage presence.
DID YOU KNOW She had a short-lived career on Broadway, but in that time she sang with Louis Armstrong .
FACT The great Benny Goodman made a small contribution to her 1933 recordings with the record label Okeh.
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Currently, Bessie Smith is 126 years old. She will celebrate her 127th birthday on a Sunday, April 15th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Bessie Smith’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, Aries’ life pursuit is the thrill of the moment and a secret desire to lead the way for others. People of this zodiac sign like taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that does not use one’s talents. The strengths of this sign are: courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionate, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries are Libra and Leo.
Bessie Smith was born in the Year of the Horse. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they’re overly frank with others. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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