Dionne Warwick facts for kids
Warwick with First Lady Pat Nixon in 1971
|Birth name||Marie Dionne Warrick|
|Born||December 12, 1940
East Orange, New Jersey, United States
|Genres||Gospel, R&B, soul, urban, soft rock, adult contemporary, quiet storm, pop|
Warner Bros. (1972–1977)
|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|
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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