“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Ethel Waters (American Musician)
Date of Birth:
October 31, 1900
Date of Death:
September 1, 1977
Ethel Waters was an American blues and jazz vocalist and actor. She frequently performed jazz, big band, rock and roll and pop music, on the Broadway stage and in concerts, although she began her career in the 1920s singing blues. Her best-known recording was her version of the spiritual, "His Eye is on the Sparrow", and she was the second African American ever nominated for an Academy Award.