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Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1921–1973)

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was born on March 20, 1921 in Cotton Plant, Arkansas, USA as Rosetta Nubin. She was married to Russell Morrison. She died on October 9, 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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 2007 The Great Debaters (writer: "Up Above My Head I Hear Music in the Air")
 2007 My Kid Could Paint That (Documentary) (performer: "Strange Things Happen Everyday") / (writer: "Strange Things Happen Everyday")
 2006 Weeds (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Last Tango in Agrestic (2006) ... (writer: "Strange Things Are Happening")
 2005 Walk the Line (performer: "Didn't It Rain") / (writer: "Didn't It Rain")
 2001 Amélie (performer: "Up Above My Head" - uncredited) / (writer: "Up Above My Head" - uncredited)
 1990 To Sleep with Anger (performer: "Precious Memories" - as Sister Rosetta Thorpe)
 1964 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1964) ... (writer: "(Up Above My Head) There's Music in the Air")
 1964 Blues and Gospel Train (TV Movie) (performer: "Didn't It Rain", "Trouble in Mind")
 1959 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Frankie Laine Sings for Gina (1959) ... (writer: "Up Above My Head")
 1953 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.3 (1953) ... (writer: "Didn't It Rain")
 1941 Four or Five Times (Short) (performer: "Four or Five Times")
 1941 The Lonesome Road (Short) (performer: "The Lonesome Road")
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Husband Russell Morrison was the former manager of the Ink Spots. See more »

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Pisces

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