Betty Carter Rank
About Betty Carter
Betty Carter, as she’s affectionately known, was a talented American singer who won the heart of many music lovers with her improvisational singing technique. By the end of 1996, she had recorded over 21 studio and live albums. Some of her famous ones are titled “Social Call”, “At the Village Vanguard” and “Droppin' Things”.
Her road to fame began at the age of 16 years when she won an amateur competition in her local area.
Outside showbiz, she was known as Lillie Mae Jones. She spent her childhood days with her parents, Bessie and James Jones. Her husband was called James Redding, and she left behind two children namely Myles and Kagle.
In 1988, she won the “best female jazz vocalist” at the Grammy Awards.
She received an award from The National Medal of Arts in 1997.
In 1994, she was inducted into the Jazz Hall of Fame.
She died in 1998 after she was said to be suffering from pancreatic cancer.
Betty Carter Rank
Betty Carter's Popularity
Betty Carter was a famous American singer, who was born on May 19, 1929. As a person born on this date, Betty Carter is listed in our database as the 100th most popular celebrity for the day (May 19) and the 121st most popular for the year (1929).
People born on May 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Betty Carter is the 2948th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Betty Carter's birthday, Betty Carter is the 15949th most famous American and ranks 21st in famous people born in Flint, Michigan, U.S.
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