Category: Singer

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Opera singer Margaret Tynes photographed by Carl Van Vechten on September 29, 1959.

Television, film, stage and voice actor René Auberjonois (born René Murat Auberjonois in New York, NY) – June 1, 1940 – December 8, 2019, RIP

Actress and singer Diahann Carroll (born Carol Diahann Johnson in New York, NY) – July 17, 1935 – October 4, 2019, RIP

Singer, songwriter, musician and Saturday Night Live musical director Katreese Barnes (born Katreese Darcene Barnes in Fort Carson, CO) – January 3, 1963 – August 3, 2019, RIP

Singer Joyce Bryant photographed by Carl Van Vechten on May 28, 1953.

Bessie Smith photographed by Carl Van Vechten on February 3, 1936.

Brazilian jazz and bossa nova music icon João Gilberto (born João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil) – June 10, 1931 – July 6, 2019, RIP

Singer, songwriter and musician Dr. John (born Malcolm John Rebennack in New Orleans, LA) – November 20, 1941 – June 6, 2019, RIP

Singer, songwriter, musician and actor Leon Redbone (born Dickran Gobalian in Nicosia, Cyprus) – August 26, 1949 – May 30, 2019, RIP

Actress, model and singer Peggy Lipton (born Margaret Ann Lipton in Los Angeles, CA) – August 30, 1946 – May 11, 2019, RIP