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Jimmy Scott
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Scott in September 2004
Background information
Birth name James Victor Scott
Also known as Little Jimmy Scott
Born (1925-07-17)July 17, 1925
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died June 12, 2014(2014-06-12) (aged 88)
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1945–2012
Labels Savoy Records
Decca Records
Tangerine Records
King Records
Sire
Milestone

James Victor "Jimmy" Scott (July 17, 1925 – June 12, 2014), also known as "Little" Jimmy Scott, was an American jazz singer. He was known for his unusually high contralto voice. This is because he had Kallmann's syndrome, a very rare genetic condition. The condition prevented him from reaching puberty, leaving him with a high, undeveloped voice.

Scott died in Las Vegas, Nevada from cardiac arrest, aged 88.


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