Alberta Hunter is one of the famous Blues Singer, who was born on the memorable day of April 1 in the year 1895. Hailing from the vibrant city of Tennessee, Alberta Hunter is a proud citizen of United States.
Chicago blues singer and nurse who, after taking a brief retirement, performed deep into her eighties. She recorded numerous songs in her early years, and in the 1940s, she toured with the USO.Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Alberta Hunter continues to be an inspiration for many.
|Popular As:||Alberta Hunter|
|Death Day:||October 17|
|Place of Death:||New York, NY|
|Place of Burial:||Ferncliff Cemetery|
Arriving in Chicago at the age of fifteen, she initially found little work outside of brothels and disreputable joints until the upscale club Dago Frank’s hired her as a soloist.
She left singing to start a career as a nurse, which she kept well into her second singing career.
She was born in Memphis, Tennessee, running away from home at age twelve to travel. Though mostly known for her music, she did have a walk-on role in Robert Altman’s Remember My Name and she also sang on the soundtrack.