Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson

Born Oct 26, 1911
  • Singer, Musician, Actor
Mahalia Jackson was an American gospel singer. Possessing a powerful contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel". Jackson became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was heralded internationally as a singer and civil rights activist. She was described by ente...

Mahalia Jackson Stats


: Mahaila Jackson, Mahalla Jackson, Mahilia Jackson, Mahallia Jackson, Halie Jackson, Jackson, Mahalia, Halie, Mahala Jackson


: Singer, Musician, Actor


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: October 26, 1911

Place of Birth

: New Orleans

Date of Death

: January 27, 1972

Place of Death

: Evergreen Park

Cause of Death

: Cardiovascular disease | Diabetes mellitus

Mahalia Jackson Film Roles

  1. St. Louis Blues
    Bessie May
  2. Imitation of Life
    Choir Soloist
  3. Malhalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson Film Appearances

  1. Jazz on a Summer's Day
    Jazz on a Summer's Day
  2. Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
    Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
  3. House of Boys
    House of Boys

Mahalia Jackson TV Guest Roles

  1. Season 4, Episode 10
  2. George Gobel, Joan Rivers, Mahalia Jackson
  3. Co-hosts: Tony Martin and Cyd Charisse
  4. Season 4, Episode 34
  5. David Seville / Mahalia Jackson / Wayne & Shuster
  6. Sophia Loren / Mahalia Jackson / Teresa Brewer / Maximillian Schell
  7. Season 3, Episode 25
  8. Season 3, Episode 14
  9. From Chicago: Charlton Heston; Benny Goodman; Mahalia Jackson; Bob Newhart
  10. Season 3, Episode 7

Mahalia Jackson Albums

  1. 16 Most Requested Songs
  2. A Mighty Fortress
  3. Amazing Grace
  4. Christmas With Mahalia
  5. Christmas With Mahalia Jackson
  6. Gospel Queen
  7. Gospels, Spirituals & Hymns
  8. Great Songs Of Love And Faith
  9. Greatest Hits
  10. Greatest Hits

Mahalia Jackson Books

  1. Mahalia Jackson cooks soul
  2. I Sing Because I'm Happy, Vol. 1 and 2