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us: Ross, Diana, 1944-


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Ross, Diane Ernestine, 1944-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19440326
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Detroit (Mich.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Motown Record Corporation
        • Organization: (naf) RCA Records
        • Organization: (naf) Supremes (Musical group)
    • Organization

        (naf) Motown Record Corporation
    • Organization

        (naf) RCA Records
    • Organization

        (naf) Supremes (Musical group)
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
  • Additonal Related Forms

    • us: Supremes (Musical group)
  • Sources

    • found: Lady sings the blues. [Phonodisc] 1972.
    • found: New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Ross, Diana; b. Mar. 26, 1944, Detroit, MI; pop and soul singer)
    • found: Grove music online, June 14, 2013 (Ross, Diana (Diane Ernestine); born March 26, 1944, Detroit; American pop singer; leader singer of the Supremes)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 11, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Ross, Diana; Diane; popular singer, stage / screen actor; born 26 March 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, United States; graduated from Cass Technical High School (1962); took center stage withe the Supremes (1960s); left to pursue a solo career (1970); continued manufacturing hits for Motown and RCA; developed acting career (1970s); returned to Motown as both a performer and a director of the company (1989); wrote her autobiography, Secrets of a Sparrow (1993); returned to the album charts (2007))
  • LC Classification

    • ML420.R879
  • Change Notes

    • 1982-09-15: new
    • 2015-03-17: revised
  • Alternate Formats