Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson (pronounced /məˈheɪljə/ mə-HAIL-yə; October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an African-American gospel singer. Possessing a powerful contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel". Jackson became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world, and was heralded internationally as a singer and civil righ… Read More