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Shirley Valerie Horn
Birth: May 1, 1934
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 2005

Jazz Musician. Known for her intimate, whispery vocals and top drawer piano playing, she became a star in her 60s with a series of 14 luminous albums for Verve Records throughout the 1990s. Nominated for nine Grammys, she won the best jazz vocal performance award in 1998, for her album "I Remember Miles" dedicated to her good friend and mentor Miles Davis. Her honors include a 2003 Jazz at Lincoln Center Award for Artistic Excellence, Kennedy Center Award 2004 and named a 2005 NEA Jazz Master, the nation's highest honor for jazz composers and musicians. She also sang on the 1968 movie soundtracks, "For Love of Ivy" and "A Dandy in Aspic." (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Diabetes
 
Burial:
Fort Lincoln Cemetery
Brentwood
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12131833
Shirley Valerie Horn
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Shirley Valerie Horn
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