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Dinah Washington
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Washington in 1962
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Birth name Ruth Lee Jones
Born (1924-08-29)August 29, 1924
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, US
Origin Chicago, Illinois, US
Died December 14, 1963(1963-12-14) (aged 39)
Detroit, Michigan, US
Genres
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments
Years active 1941–63
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Associated acts

Dinah Washington (born Ruth Lee Jones August 24, 1924 - December 14, 1963) was an American R&B and jazz singer. She was an African American who was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and raised in Chicago. She died in Detroit.

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