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Gaynor, Gloria

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Personal name headingGaynor, Gloria
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Variant(s)Fowles, Gloria
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1949-09-07
Place of birthNewark (N.J.)
AffiliationCity Life (Organization) Columbia Records, Inc.
Profession or occupationDisco musicians Singers
Found inHer Gloria Gaynor [SR] p1982: label (Gloria Gaynor)
All music guide WWW site, Apr. 28, 2005 (Gloria Gaynor; b. Gloria Fowles, Sept. 7, 1949, Newark, NJ; disco vocalist)
African American National Biography, accessed January 28, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Gaynor, Gloria; Gloria Fowles; popular singer; born 07 September 1949 in Newark, New Jersey, United States; went to beauty school in New Jersey; began playing with City Life (1972); signed with Columbia and recorded the sexually suggestive single "Honey Bee" (1973); "Never Can Say Goodbye", was her breakthrough into the pop market; recorded "I Will Survive", which was to become her signature song and biggest hit (1979); starred in the Broadway musical Smokey Joe's CafeĢ; received the coveted Legend Award at the World Music Awards (2002); awarded the Grammy for Best Disco Recording (1979))