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Dionne Warwick
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Warwick with First Lady Pat Nixon in 1971
Background information
Birth name Marie Dionne Warrick
Born (1940-12-12) December 12, 1940 (age 81)
East Orange, New Jersey, United States
Genres Gospel, R&B, soul, urban, soft rock, adult contemporary, quiet storm, pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actress
Instruments Vocals, Mandocello
Years active 1962–present
Labels Scepter (1962–1971)
Warner Bros. (1972–1977)
Arista (1979–1995)
Concord (2005–2007)
Rhino (2008–present)
Associated acts Burt Bacharach, The Spinners, Isaac Hayes, Sacha Distel, Whitney Houston, Jeffrey Osborne, June Pointer, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Dieter Bohlen, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, Smokey Robinson, Chuck Jackson, Barry Manilow, Bee Gees, Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye, Kashif, Howard Hewett, Johnny Mathis

Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940) is an American R&B singer. She was born in East Orange, New Jersey.

Warwick sang many songs written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Many of these songs were hits.

In 1990, Warwick hosted and executive produced a talk show, Dionne and Friends. She was a contestant in the 2011 season of The Apprentice.

Warwick's sister Dee Dee Warwick (1942-2008), their aunt Cissy Houston (born 1933) and cousin Whitney Houston (1963-2012) were singers.

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