Happy Birthday Melba Moore!

ABOUT
Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer known for hit singles like “This Is It,” “Love’s Comin’ At Ya,” and “Read My Lips.”

BEFORE FAME
She worked as a music teacher after graduating from college.

TRIVIA
She won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Lutiebellerole in the play Purlie.

FAMILY LIFE
Her father is the famed saxophonist Teddy Hill.

ASSOCIATED WITH
She recorded a cover of “Lean On Me,” originally sung by her idol, Aretha Franklin.