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About Little Richard
Little Richard was a legendary singer and songwriter widely regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time. He was a prominent rock and roll pioneer whose career spanned over half a century.
Richard is known for his flamboyant showmanship as well as for his hit songs such as "Tutti Frutti", "Lucille", "Long Tall Sally", and "Here's Little Richard".
His birth name is Richard Wayne Penniman and he was born to Charles Penniman and Leva Mae. He was married to Ernestine from 1959 to 1964. He adopted a boy named Danny Jones in 1962.
His song "Tutti Frutti" was added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress in 2010.
Richard is an inductee into several Halls of Fame such as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1990 and 1993 respectively.
He received his high school education at Hudson High School.
Richard’s musical career was highly influenced by the likes of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Marion Williams, and Brother Joe May.
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Famous quotes by Little Richard
But men are so full of greed today, they'll sell anything for a little piece of money.Little Richard
Gay people are the sweetest, kindest, most artistic, warmest and most thoughtful people in the world. And since the beginning of time all they've ever been is kicked.Little Richard
I don't think a woman has to act like a man to show that she has strength.Little Richard
I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I've always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband.Little Richard
It was a way out of poverty. It was a way to success. It was a way to education. And it was a way to a brighter day for me.Little Richard
Little Richard's Popularity
Little Richard was a famous American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor, who was born on December 5, 1932. As a person born on this date, Little Richard is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (December 5) and the 8th most popular for the year (1932).
People born on December 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Little Richard is the 369th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Little Richard's birthday, Little Richard is the 2999th most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Macon, Georgia, U.S.
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