Empress of the Blues who sang in the 1920s and 1930s, releasing award-winning songs like "Empty Bed Blues" and "St. Louis Blues."She had a short-lived career on Broadway, but in that time she sang with Louis Armstrong.She was a major influence on jazz music, as was Miles Davis.BEFORE FAME
She worked as a street performer with her brother on the streets of Chattanooga. Ma Rainey mentored her and helped her develop her stage presence.PERSONAL LIFE
She was born to parents Laura and William Smith who was a laborer and part-time Baptist preacher.The meaning of the name Smith: Blacksmith Or Other Skilled Worker Famous Quotes
There's nineteen men livin' in my neighborhood eighteen of them are fools and the one ain't no doggone good.
Blues Singer Bessie Smith were born on Sunday, birthstone is Diamond, the seaon was Spring in the Chinese year of , it is 104 days until Bessie Smith next birthday.
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