Nancy Wilson, GRAMMY-Winning Jazz and Pop Singer, Dead at 81 | Entertainment Tonight
David Redfern/Redferns Nancy Wilson, the GRAMMY-winning “song stylist” and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died. She was 81. Wilson, who retired from touring in 2011, died peacefully at home Thursday after a long illness, her son, Kacy Dennis, said in a statement posted on her website. She lived in Pioneertown, a California desert community near Joshua Tree National Park, her manager and publicist, Devra Hall Levy, told The Associated Press. Influenced by Dinah Washington, Nat “King” Cole and other stars, Wilson covered everything from jazz standards to “Little Green Apples” and in the 1960s alone released eight albums that reached the top 20 on Billboard’s pop charts. Sometimes elegant and understated, or quick and conversational and a little naughty, she was best known for such songs as her breakthrough “Guess Who I Saw Today” and the 1964 hit “(You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am,” which drew upon Broadway, pop and jazz. She resisted being identified with a single category, especially jazz, and referred to herself as a “song sty…
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