Bessie Smith

About Bessie Smith

Birth Day: April 15, 1894
Birth Place: Chattanooga, TN
Died On: Sep 26, 1937 (age 43)
Birth Sign: Aries

Bessie Smith Net Worth

Bessie Smith was bornon April 15, 1894 in Chattanooga, TN. Empress of the Blues who sang in the 1920s and 1930s, releasing award-winning songs like "Empty Bed Blues" and "St. Louis Blues."
Bessie Smith is a member of Blues Singer

💰 Net worth: 18 Million

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About

Empress of the Blues who sang in the 1920s and 1930s, releasing award-winning songs like "Empty Bed Blues" and "St. Louis Blues."

Before Fame

She worked as a street performer with her brother on the streets of Chattanooga. Ma Rainey mentored her and helped her develop her stage presence.

Trivia

She had a short-lived career on Broadway, but in that time she sang with Louis Armstrong.

Family Life

She was born to parents Laura and william Smith who was a laborer and part-time Baptist preacher.

Associated With

The great Benny Goodman made a small contribution to her 1933 recordings with the record label Okeh.