Cissy Houston - Sondz

Overview

Emily "Cissy" Houston (née Drinkard; born September 30, 1933) is an American soul and gospel singer. After a successful career singing backup for such artists as Roy Hamilton, Dionne Warwick, Elvis Presley, and Aretha Franklin, Houston embarked on a solo career, winning two Grammy Awards for her work.

Houston is the mother of Whitney Houston, the aunt of singers Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick, and a cousin of opera singer Leontyne Price.

Facts

Born30 Sep. 1933 (Age: 89), in Newark
AreaUnited States
Years active65
StatusActive
GenderFemale
SiblingsAnn Moss
ChildrenWhitney Houston
Role(s)Background VocalsOther Vocals
Label(s)EMIColumbiaPrivate StockLaserLight DigitalShanachieAristaM.I.L. MultimediaSoul Music.com RecordsIchiban RecordsHouse of Blues

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