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Della Reese

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Della began singing in her hometown of Detroit when she was 6 years old. As a teenager, she toured with gospel great Mahalia Jackson and, at the age of 18, she formed the Meditation Singers and became the first performer to take gospel music to the casinos of Las Vegas. She was a vocalist with the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra and began making her own records. She was nominated for a Grammy Award as Best Female Soloist in Gospel music in 1987. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, producer Franklin Lett.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Della Reese Dead at 86

Della Reese
Dead at 86

Beloved singer and actress Della Reese, best known for starring in "Touched By an Angel," died Sunday night ... according to her family. Della had battled diabetes for years. Her family says she… READ MORE >

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