Bessie Smith

Born: April 15, 1894
Chattanooga, TN, USA
Died: September 26, 1937

Instruments Played / Skills:
Songwriter Vocals

Conventional Jazz Female Blues

Artists That Were Influenced By Bessie Smith:
Mildred Bailey Ruth Brown Ida Cox Billie Holiday Helen Humes Alberta Hunter Etta James Blind Lemon Jefferson Keri Leigh Maria Muldaur Moon Mullican Tracy Nelson Jimmy Rushing Victoria Spivey Koko Taylor Big Mama Thornton Bessie Tucker Katie Webster Valerie Wellington Lynn White Michelle Willson
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