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Born: 1896/10/31
Birth Place: Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: 1977/09/01
Years Active: 1925-1977
Genres: Jazz, Big Band, Pop, Blues, Rock And Roll

Ethel Waters (October 31, 1896 - September 1, 1977) was an American blues and jazz vocalist and actress. She frequently performed jazz, big band, and pop music, on the Broadway stage and in concerts, although she began her career in the 1920s singing blues. Her best-known recording was her version of the spiritual, "His Eye is on the Sparrow", and she was the second African American ever nominated for an Academy Award.

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