Tuesday, December 18, 2007

R.I.P.: Aletra Hampton

Aletra Hampton
(b: Middleton/OH; d: 12.Nov.2007, Indianapolis/IN)

The singer and pianist Aletra Hampton died in Indianapolis on November 12th after a long battle with cancer at the age of 92. She started her career as a youngster with the Hampton Sisters, a family band with which she performed from the 30s up until 2006. In the last years the band had been led by Aletra and her sister Virtue Hampton Whitted. Obituary:
The Indianapolis Star.

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