Little Richard, 1932-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1932-12-25
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Musician Little Richard was born Richard Wayne Penniman on December 5, 1932 in Macon, Georgia. He began singing Gospel music in church and sent demo to Specialty Records, owned by Lloyd Prince before recording his big hit "Tutti Fruitti" in 1955.

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Occupations:

  • Musicians

Places:

  • Macon, GA, US