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Biography

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 26 October 1911New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Date of Death 27 January 1972Chicago, Illinois, USA  (heart disease)

Mini Bio (1)

Mahalia Jackson was born on October 26, 1911 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She was married to Sigmond Galloway and Isaac Hockenhull. She died on January 27, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Spouse (2)

Sigmond Galloway (2 July 1964 - 27 January 1972) (her death)
Isaac Hockenhull (1936 - 1964) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

She appears on a 32 cent U.S. postage stamp, in the Legends of American Music series, that debuted 7/15/98 in New Orleans, LA.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 (under the category Early Influence).
Ranked #78 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Rock N Roll
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2008.

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