Famous People Born in 1933
Activist, Dancer, Songwriter, Singer / 1933 - 2006
James Brown, the "Godfather of Soul," was a prolific singer, songwriter and bandleader, as well as one of the most iconic figures in funk and soul music from 1956 to 2006.
Civil Rights Activist, Pianist, Singer, Journalist / 1933 - 2003Nina Simone sang a mix of jazz, blues and folk music in the 1950s and '60s. A civil rights activist, she wrote songs promoting the Civil Rights Movement.
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