Nellie Lutcher (October 15, 1912 – June 8, 2007) was an African-American R&B and jazz singer and pianist, who achieved prominence in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She was most recognizable for her distinctive voice, particularly her phrasing and exaggerated pronunciation, and was credited as an influence by Nina Simone among others.
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- Nellie Lutcher – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- The Nellie Lutcher Page
- Lutcher , Nellie – Jazz.com | Jazz Music – Jazz Artists – Jazz News