Known For Acting
Known Credits 2
Day of Death 1998-09-26 (69 years old)
Place of Birth Flint, Michigan, USA
Also Known As
- Lillie Mae Jones
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Betty Carter (born Lillie Mae Jones) was an American jazz singer known for her improvisational technique, scatting and other complex musical abilities that demonstrated her vocal talent and imaginative interpretation of lyrics and melodies. Vocalist Carmen McRae once remarked: "There's really only one jazz singer—only one: Betty Carter."