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Description: Singer, Composer, USA
Known For: American singer, songwriter, playwright, poet, and civil rights activist
Instruments: Vocals
Music Styles: Popular
Location: United States of America
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Date Born: 10th October 1926
Location Born: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Date Died: 29th May 2005
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Summary: Brown's lyrics and original compositions have been performed by a variety of other artists. Nina Simone popularized Brown's lyrics to "Work Song" and "Afro Blue," as well as his song "Bid 'Em In."
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