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Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977

LC control no.n 84149705
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationML420.W24 Biography
Personal name headingWaters, Ethel, 1896-1977
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Variant(s)Waters, Ethel, 1900-1977
Howard, Ethel, 1896-1977
Birth date18961031
Death date19770901
Place of birthChester (Pa.)
Place of deathChatsworth (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Field of activitySinging
Profession or occupationSinger
Found inHer His eye is on the sparrow, 1951: t.p. (Ethel Waters) p. 6 (b. 10/31/1900 in Chester, Pa.)
LC data base, 7-3-85 (hdg.: Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977)
Baker's biog. dict. 6th ed. (Waters, Ethel, b. 10/31/1896; d. 9/1/77)
Southern, E. Biog. dict. of Afro-Amer. and African musicians, 1982 (Waters (née Howard) Ethel, b. 10/31/1896 [1900?] began singing career at 17 though age had to be stated as 21)
New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed. (Waters (née Howard), Ethel; b. Oct. 31, 1896, Chester, PA, d. Sept. 1, 1977, Chatsworth, CA; singer)
Associated languageeng