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Rev James Leslie Moore, Sr

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Rev James Leslie Moore, Sr

  • Birth 1 Feb 1956 Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 7 Jun 2000 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Clinton Township, Macomb County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 6258985

Gospel Singer. He won stardom singing "Youv'e Been Truly Wondrously Blessed". He was inspired and coached by Dr. Mattie Moss Clark and the Clark sisters and the Rev. James Cleveland. He began his career with the G.M.W.A in 1974, and recorded many albums. Despite a diabetic affliction that took his sight in 1994 he still traveled preaching and singing where ever he went. He performed with such legendary gospel artist such as Lashun Pace, Rev. Cleveland, Frank Williams, Dr. Bobby Jones, Vanessa Bell Armstrong and countless others. In 1998 inducted into Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He was nickname by radio announcers as the King of Gospel and was considered by many to be one of the greatest voices of our time.

Bio by: E.A Hyde III


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  • Originally Created by: E.A Hyde III
  • Added: 14 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6258985
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev James Leslie Moore, Sr (1 Feb 1956–7 Jun 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6258985, citing Lincoln Memorial Park, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .