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Maxine Sullivan

Jazz singer Maxine Sullivan at the Village Jazz Lounge in Walt Disney World (photo by Laura Kolb)
Background information
Birth name Marietta Williams
Born May 13, 1911(1911-05-13)
Homestead, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Origin New York City, New York, U.S.
Died April 7, 1987 (aged 75)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres Jazz, blues

Maxine Sullivan (May 13, 1911 – April 7, 1987)[1] was an American blues and jazz singer.

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Career

Sullivan was born Marietta Williams in Homestead, Pennsylvania. She married jazz musician John Kirby in 1938 (divorced 1941), and stride pianist Cliff Jackson in 1956.

Sullivan died in 1987 in New York.[1][2] She was an inductee in the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1998.

Film credits

Theater credits

  • 1939 - Swingin' the Dream
  • 1979 - My Old Friends

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