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Birth Name: Emily Drinkard
Born: 1933/09/30
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Years Active: 1969 - present
Genres: Soul, Gospel

Emily "Cissy" Drinkard Houston (born September 30, 1933) is a Grammy Award winning American soul and gospel singer. She led a very successful career as a backup singer for such artists as Elvis Presley, Mahalia Jackson, and Aretha Franklin, and is now primarily a solo artist. She is the mother of singer and actress Whitney Houston and aunt of Dionne Warwick and the late Dee Dee Warwick.

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