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Nancy Wilson

Nancy WilsonAKA Nancy Sue Wilson

Born: 20-Feb-1937
Birthplace: Chillicothe, OH
Died: 13-Dec-2018
Location of death: Pioneertown, CA
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Cathedral City, CA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jazz and pop diva

Hits include 1962's Save Your Love for Me (collaboration with Cannonball Adderley) and 1991 album With My Lover Beside Me. In 1967-8 hosted and performed in an NBC television show The Nancy Wilson Show.

Father: Olden Wilson (iron foundry worker)
Mother: Lillian Ryan
Sister: Brenda Vann
Sister: Karen Davis
Husband: Kenneth C. Dennis (drummer, m. 1960, div. 1970)
Son: Kenneth ("Kacy")
Husband: Wiley Burton (minister, m. 1973, d. 2008, two daughters)
Daughter: Samantha
Daughter: Sheryl

    High School: West High School, Columbus, OH
    University: Central State College (one year)

    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
    Grammy 1964 for How Glad I Am
    Emmy 1967 for The Nancy Wilson Show
    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1999
    NEA Jazz Master 2004

    The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (23-Oct-2005) · Herself
    The Meteor Man (6-Aug-1993)
    The Big Score (19-Nov-1983) · Angi

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