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Beulah "Sippie" Wallace
Birth: Nov. 1, 1898
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1986
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Singer. Born the daughter of a Baptist minister in Houston, Texas, Beulah "Sippie" Wallace was a charismatic blues singer of the 1920s. By the early 1920s, she moved to Chicago, Illinois where she made her first recordings for the OKeh Record label in 1923. She recorded with numerous artists, such as Clarence Williams, King Oliver, and Louis Armstrong during the 1920s. She left the music scene in the late 1920s to become active in her church, the Leland Baptist Church in Detroit, where she served as the organist and as a singer. She made occasional musical performances during the 1940s and 1950s throughout the Detroit area. She also served as the director of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses in Chicago. She was "rediscovered" during the 1960's during the "Blues Revival period." She recorded for the Storyville Record label and for Spivey Records as well as touring Europe. She also made appearances on the David Letterman Show and on the TODAY Show. She died on her eighty-eighth birthday of natural causes in Detroit. (bio by: Sugar Dap Willie) 
 
Inscription:
American Blues Legend Know As
"THE TEXAS NIGHTINGALE"
 
Burial:
Trinity Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Sugar Dap Willie
Record added: Oct 30, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6894516
Beulah Sippie Wallace
Added by: Sugar Dap Willie
 
Beulah Sippie Wallace
Added by: Sugar Dap Willie
 
Beulah Sippie Wallace
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