BirthdayAugust 29, 1924
BirthplaceTuscaloosa, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Dinah Washington

    Full name: Dinah Washington
    Also known as: Ruth Lee Jones, Dinah Washington, Jones, Ruth Lee
    Professions: American blues, R&B and jazz singer
    Occupation: Musician

  2. Dinah Washington Known for

    Shutter Island (2010), Casino (1995), The Theory of Everything (2014), Donnie Brasco (1997)

  3. Dinah Washington Death information

    Died: Saturday, 14th of December, 1963 (Age: 39)

  4. Dinah Washington Biography

    Dinah Washington, born Ruth Lee Jones (August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963), was an American singer and pianist, who has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s". Primarily a jazz vocalist, she performed and recorded in a wide variety of styles including blues, R&B, and traditional pop music, and gave herself the title of "Queen of the Blues". She is a 1986 inductee of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.

  5. Dinah Washington Family

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