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Florence Mills

AKA Florence Winfrey

Born: 25-Jan-1896
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 1-Nov-1927
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jazz singer, Queen of Happiness

Best known for "I'm a Little Blackbird Looking for a Bluebird."

Father: John Winfrey
Mother: Nellie Simon
Husband: Ulysses Thompson ("Slow Kid", m. 1921, until her death)



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