Jazz Singer Abbey Lincoln Dies

1x1.trans Jazz Singer Abbey Lincoln Dies

1x1.trans Jazz Singer Abbey Lincoln Dies

Jazz singer Abbey Lincoln, who was also known for her civil rights activism, is dead at the age of 80.   Read more on Abbey Lincoln’s death below.

Abbey Lincoln died on Saturday at a nursing home in New York.   Lincoln’s cause of death was not released but she had been in bad health for quite some time.

Abbey had a career as an actress and singer in the late 1950s and 1960s.

Her first album, “Affair … a Story of a Girl in Love” was released in 1956 and was a huge hit.

She appeared in her first movie that same year called, “The Girl Can?t Help It.”

Lincoln became a civil rights activist in 1962 after she married drummer Max Roach.

The actor/singer may be remembered most for her 1968 romantic comedy “For Love of Ivy,” when she co-starred with Sidney Poitier.

Click thumbnails for larger pictures

Images : news

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Former American Idol Winner Phillip Phillips Engaged To Hannah Blackwell

Phillip Phillips proposed to his longtime girlfriend Hannah Blackwell over the Christmas holiday. The singer shared the happy news on […]

read more

Ryan Seacrest Calls Out Girlfriend Over Idol Contestant Crush (VIDEO)

Ryan Seacrest embarrassed his girlfriend, actress Julianne Hough, on Wednesday’s episode of “American Idol”. Seacrest mentioned to the audience that […]

read more

“American Idol” Judges Save Jessica Sanchez From Elimination (VIDEO)

“American Idol” judges were shocked on last night’s show, when talented singer Jessica Sanchez faced elimination. Sanchez began to perform […]

read more