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James Cleveland (I) (1931–1991)

James Cleveland was born on December 5, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for Mississippi Burning (1988), Faster (2010) and Detroit (2017). He died on February 9, 1991 in Culver City, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Mississippi Burning Soundtrack
Faster Soundtrack
Detroit Soundtrack
Fences Soundtrack


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 2012 Free Throw (Documentary) (musician - as Reverand James Cleveland)
 1980 Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Movie) (choral arrangements - as Reverend James Cleveland)
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Other Works:

CD: "The Lord Is My Light" (BSP) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Rev. James Cleveland | Reverand James Cleveland | Reverend James Cleveland

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In 1968, he formed the Gospel Music Workshop of America. Today GMWA has nearly 30,000 members in 150 chapters across America. See more »

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