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Jazz legend Doris Hines dies at 91

20150817  150818ae-dorishines 300Internationally renowned singer Doris Hines died Friday (Aug. 14) at age 91.

Hines performed all over the world and throughout the Twin Cities with artists such as Nat King Cole, Pearl Bailey, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Della Reese, Dinah Washington, Maya Angelou and Duke Ellington. Hines won the “Arthur Godfrey Talent Show,” which was the considered the “American Idol” of its day. Hines also recorded with the Grammy Award-winning Sounds of Blackness and was a favorite singer of former vice president, Hubert Humphrey.

Hines’ funeral was held Thursday, Aug. 20 at Progressive Baptist Church, 1505 Burns Ave., St Paul.

August 18, 2015
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