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Florence Ballard (1943–1976)

Florence "Flo" Ballard was born and grew up in Detroit in the Brewster-Douglas public housing project for minories, where Diana Ross and Mary Wilson also grew up. The three childhood friends began singing together as the group The Primettes in 1959. The group became known as The Supremes in 1964 when Motown Record president Berry Gordy signed them... See full bio »

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(1965)
Musik aus Studio B Herself - Musician
(1965)
(1964)
The Ed Sullivan Show Herself / Singer
(1964-1966)

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 1965 Beach Ball
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Founding member of the Primettes, later called the Supremes (1959-1967).

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Alternate Names:

Diana Ross and the Supremes | The Supremes | the Supremes | The Temptions & The Supremes

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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At the time of her death Ballard was actually on the verge of a very successful comeback. After winning a settlement from a slip-and-fall incident in which she had broken her leg, Ballard took the money and used it to put herself through a successful rehab and got herself back into shape. On June 25, 1975, she performed in Detroit as a part of the Joan Little Defense League at the Henry and Edsel... See more »

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Star Sign:

Cancer

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