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Albums:

Waltz With Me, Della

The Remarkable Della Reese

The Sensational Della Reese

Truly Della Reese

Forever Della Reese
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Biography:
Birth Name: Della Reese
Born: 07/06/1931
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Reese moved to New York in 1953 to be a singer with the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra and obtained a recording contract. In 1957, her hit single "And That Reminds Me" earned Reese her first berth (of 20 total) on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and awards as Most Promising Singer from Billboard, Cashbox and Variety. The next year, she signed with RCA and released "Don't You Know", which became her biggest-selling single, and which she sang in her screen debut as herself in "Let's Rock" (1958). (The song was also prominently featured in the soundtrack of 1993's film "A Bronx Tale".)

Reese parlayed her fame as a singer into her own syndicated talk-variety series, which ran from 1969-70, a... Continue Bio >>

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