Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey
Status Alive
Actor Mo’Nique
Show Bessie (recurring character - 2015)

Gertrude “Ma” Rainey was an influential American blues singer and early blues recording artist. Dubbed the “Mother of the Blues”, she bridged earlier vaudeville and the authentic expression of southern blues, influencing a generation of blues singers.

This page was last edited on December 23rd, 2021.
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