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Mahalia Jackson Singing in 1957
玛哈莉雅.杰克森于1957517日在华盛顿特区举办的自由祈祷朝圣会上演出

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福音歌手,玛哈莉雅.杰克森 (Mahalia Jackson) 出生
19111026

玛哈莉雅.杰克森的一生都在演唱她喜爱的圣歌。这位「圣歌之后」于19111026日出生在路易斯安那州的纽奥良。杰克森长大后在普利茅兹洛克浸礼会教堂 (Plymouth Rock Baptist Church) 里演唱圣歌,她的父亲在该教堂当牧师。杰克森16岁的时候搬到芝加哥,那时候在芝加哥有许多非裔美国人。杰克森以帮别人打扫房子和打零工维生。但是她从来没有停止唱歌。


Mahalia Jackson spent a lifetime singing the sacred songs that she loved. "The Queen of Gospel Song" was born on October 26, 1911, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jackson grew up singing gospel at the Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, where her father was a preacher. At 16, she moved to Chicago, as many African Americans did around that time, and supported herself doing housekeeping and odd jobs. But she never stopped singing.

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