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Shirley Caesar Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 13 October 1938Durham, North Carolina, USA
Nicknames The Queen of Gospel Music
The First Lady of Gospel Music

Mini Bio (1)

Shirley Caesar was born on October 13, 1938 in Durham, North Carolina, USA. She has been married to Harold Williams since June 26, 1983.

Spouse (1)

Harold Williams (26 June 1983 - present)

Trade Mark (1)

Mezzo-soprano vocals

Trivia (8)

Is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Shaw University (1984).
Received her honorary doctorates from Shaw University and Southeastern University.
She cites her mother as a strong influence in her decision to give herself very selflessly.
She continues to deliver weekly sermons and also leads an annual outreach ministries conference.
She has committed a sizable portion of all her concert sales to her outreach ministries.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6126 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood California on June 28, 2016.
She was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2000 and the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 2010.

Personal Quotes (1)

I cannot sweeten the Atlantic Ocean, but I can take a pitcher out of the ocean and sweeten that.

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