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LaBelle, Patti

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Personal name headingLaBelle, Patti
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Variant(s)La Belle, Patti
Belle, Patti La
Holte, Patricia Louise
See alsoCorporate body: Labelle (Musical group)
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Corporate body: Bluebelles (Musical group)
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Biography/History notePatti LaBelle is an African American Grammy Award-winning singer and actor.
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1944-05-24
Place of birthPhiladelphia (Pa.)
AffiliationBluebelles (Musical group) Labelle (Musical group)
Beulah Baptist Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) John Bartram High School (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Profession or occupationRhythm and blues musicians Singers Actresses
Singers Actors
Found inHer Be yourself [SR] p1989: label (Patti LaBelle)
Her Burnin' [SR] p1991: label (Patti La Belle)
Stambler, I. Encyc. of pop, rock & soul, rev. ed. (LaBelle, Patti; b. May 24, 1944, Philadelphia; singer, songwriter, band leader)
Baker, 8th ed. (LaBelle, Patti (real name, Patricia Louise Holte); b. Oct. 4, 1944, Philadelphia)
African American National Biography, accessed February 18, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (LaBelle, Patti; Patricia Louise Holte; popular singer, rhythm and blues musician / singer, stage / screen actor; born 24 May, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; nurtured in the Beulah Baptist Church; attended John Bartram High School and won a talent contest (1959); sang with groups Ordettes (1961), renamed to BlueBelles (1962), renamed to LaBelle (1969), one of the most edgy groups of the 1970s; had a film debut in A Soldier's Story (1984); recorded a platinum single On My Own (1986); won five Grammy nominations (1992))
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