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Betty Carter

Born: May 16, 1929

Death: Sep 26, 1998

Birthplace: Flint

Profession: Singer

Nationality: United States

Betty Carter

Date of Birth : May 16, 1929
Date of Death : Sep 26, 1998
Birth Place : Flint

Betty Carter was an American jazz singer known for her improvisational technique, scatting and other complex musical abilities that demonstrated her vocal talent and imaginative interpretation of lyrics and melodies. The vocalist Carmen McRae once remarked, "There's really only one jazz singer – only one: Betty Carter."


  • Singer
  • Songwriter

Also known as

  • Lillie Mae Jones
  • Carter, Betty

Awards Won

  • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
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