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Bessie Brown

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Birth name Bessie Brown
Also known as "The Original" Bessie Brown
Born 1895
Origin Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died 1955
Genres Jazz
Blues music
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals

Bessie Brown (Cleveland, Ohio 1895 - 1955), also known as "The Original" Bessie Brown, was a blues and classic jazz, and Cabaret singer. She sometimes recorded under the pseudonyms of Sadie Green, Caroline Lee, and possibly Helen Richards, and should not be confused with her namesake, the Bessie Brown who recorded blues duets with George W. Williams. She was active as a recording artist from 1925 to 1928. She left showbusiness in 1932 and had three children before dying of a heart attack in 1955.

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