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African-American singer and actress who won a Tony Award for her performance in an all-black Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! Her other Broadway credits include House of Flowers and St. Louis Woman.
She began her performing arts career as a Philadelphia-based nightclub singer and a United Service Organizations (USO) touring singer.
Her film credits include roles in Porgy & Bess, Isn’t It Romantic?, and St. Louis Blues.
How did Pearl Bailey die?
Pearl Bailey's death was caused by heart problems.
Death. Bailey died at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia on August 17, 1990. An autopsy confirmed the death was caused by the narrowing of the coronary artery. Bailey had suffered from heart problems for over thirty years.
|Cause of death||heart problems|
|Age of death||72 years|
|Birthday||March 29, 1918|
|Death date||August 17, 1990|
|Place of death||Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Jefferson Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing."Pearl Bailey
"The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork."Pearl Bailey
"People see God every day, they just don't recognize him."Pearl Bailey
"You never find yourself until you face the truth."Pearl Bailey
"There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while."Pearl Bailey