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Staton, Dakota

LC control no.n 91090563
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Personal name headingStaton, Dakota
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Variant(s)Rabia, Aliyah
Birth date19300603
Death date20070410
Place of birthPittsburgh, Pa.
Place of deathManhattan, New York, N.Y.
Profession or occupationSinger
Found inThe Late, late show [SR] 196-?: label (Dakota Staton)
New Grove dict. of jazz (Staton, Dakota (Rabia, Aliyah); b. 6-3-32, Pittsburgh; singer)
New York times WWW site, Apr. 13, 2007 (Dakota Staton; b. June 3, 1930, Pittsburgh; d. Tuesday [Apr. 10, 2007], Manhattan, aged 76; highly respected jazz and blues singer known from the 1950s on for her bright, trumpetlike sound and tough, sassy style; converted to Islam after her marriage to trumpeter Talib Dawud and used the name Aliyah Rabia for a time)