Bertice Reading

Bertice Reading

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bertice Reading (July 22, 1933 - June 8, 1991) was an American actress, singer and revue artiste. Bertice Reading was born in Chester, Pennsylvania. Her performing career started at the age of 3, when she was talent-spotted by Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. She appeared in the all-black revue, The Jazz Train, in Paris in the spring of 1955 and at the Piccadilly Theatre in London. In this show she had notable success playing the great blues singer Bessie Smith. Adept at a whole range of musical styles, from gospel to blues to musical comedy, in addition to her talent, she also had a striking appearance and a renowned sense of humour.show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135761609
  • 9786135761603