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English: Odetta (born 31 December 1930) is an African-American singer, actress, guitarist, songwriter, and a human rights activist; performing American folk music, blues, jazz, and spirituals, she was an important figure in the American folk music revival of the 1950s-'60s.
American musician
Date of birth 31 December 1930
Date of death 2 December 2008
New York City
Educated at
  • singer
  • actor
  • guitarist
Award received
  • National Medal of Arts
  • War Resisters League Peace Award
  • Library of Congress Living Legend
Official website
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