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 Ada Brown

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Ada Brown

  • Birth 1 May 1890 Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 31 Mar 1950 Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Sec 39A, Block/row 37, gr/plot 3
  • Memorial ID 7129189

Blues Singer. Born in Kansas City, Kansas, her early career was spent on stage in musical theaters and vaudeville. In 1926, she made her first recording "Evil Mama Blues" with band leader Bennie Moten. Her other recordings included, "111 Natural Blues", "Break O'Day Blues", "That Ain't Right" and "Crazy 'Bout My Lollypop". She was a founding member of the Negro Actors Guild of America in 1936, performed on Broadway in the 1930s and appeared in the 1943 film, "Story Weather".

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7129189
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ada Brown (1 May 1890–31 Mar 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7129189, citing Westlawn Cemetery, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .